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 […]
Research on fear of crime, perceived disorder and victimization still rely heavily on verbal (textual) questions in surveys and interviews. However, a recent overview of research in which visual methods are employed shows that exceptions do exist.