In recent years, protest events in a range of African countries have attracted widespread interest and public debate. The sharp increase in world food prices in 2007 and 2008, for example, was associated with the occurrence of a wave of food riots on the continent. In a number of countries, including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, protests erupted against high costs of living and frequently escalated into ...
Environmental conflict, rural communities and political centralisation in the Burgundian-Habsburg Low Countries (c.1300-c1570): test-case: the duchy of Brabant. University of Antwerp
Mapping injustice/cultivating justice. A comparative analysis of critical gardening and environmental injustice in Brussels and Rome Ghent University
The main purpose of the research project is to analyse the actual and potential impact of collective urban gardening in counteracting environmental inequalities and in linking academic research on the most pressing contemporary political and social issues (particularly in the area of urban studies) to the practical engagement in material and daily U+2018planning and plantingU+2019 practices in the urban context.
Exploring a community-based social justice approach in environmental health promotion. University of Antwerp
Reconciling environmental and social goals in the transition towards a low-carbon society (SUSPENS) University of Antwerp
This PhD study makes an in-depth analysis of the use of environmental taxation as a regulatory policy instrument. It is based on insights from both social and political science and economics. The central research question is “How can the use of ET as a regulatory policy instrument be explained, measured and optimized?” This question harbours several underlying research questions, which are elaborated in an introductory chapter, four ...