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Austerity policies: towards local environmental empowerment or neoliberal conservation?

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A look into its resultant geographies of power in the South-East of England, UK
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The United Kingdom’s government has been sharply reducing its size by exercising austerity on its departments since 2010, with the narrative that this will create opportunity for more localized scales to deliver services and be more empowered. Drawing on the Politics of Scale and Networks with an emphasis on conservation, this research uses semi-structured interviews with principal local authority conservation officers and local conservation charities to map the geographies of power that h...

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Linacre College, University of Oxford
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University of Oxford School of Geography and the Environment
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MSc
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Masters
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University of Oxford

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