In this blog post (in the form of a diary entry), Marilena Drymioti provides some reflections on the coronavirus pandemic and the looming economic crisis as it relates to her analysis of structural violence: "The current pandemic is as much a question of health as it is one of ideology, politics and economics." [...]
On Thursday March 5, 2020 dr. Lisa van Reemst defended her PhD thesis titled: Emergency Responders at Risk. This research involved an empirical analysis of the relationship between emergency responders’ […]
On Friday, February 21, 2020, Jelle Jaspers successfully defended his dissertation "Cooperation against the law: Criminological study of the social organization of business cartels" (can be read here). For the Rotterdam Criminology Blog, we asked him a couple questions about his research.
This blogpost discusses three ambiguities presented by environmental harm and relates these to contemporary examples of everyday (business) practices. This illustrates that environmental harm brings with it an unequal distribution of profits and costs; in other words, environmental harm and exclusive prosperity go hand in hand. Insights into the drivers of environmental harm can help understand the dynamics of exclusive prosperity and might contribute to finding ways to increase inclusive prosperity in environmental matters.
In September 2019, the Department of Criminology at Erasmus School of Law welcomed two new PhD candidates: Amr Marzouk and Gwendolyn Geuze! We asked them to write a brief introduction […]