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Equity, discrimination and remote policy: Investigating the centralization of remote service delivery in the Northern Territory

Markham, Francis; Doran, Bruce

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Two hypotheses have been advanced to explain the spatial patterning of service accessibility. The bureaucratic hypothesis holds that spatial inequalities are unpatterned and result from the application of decisions rules, while the competing political hypothesis suggests that politically-motivated decision making results in discriminatory outcomes. We use the example of the centralization of service provision in remote Indigenous communities in Australia's Northern Territory to show that these...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/12876
Source: Applied Geography
DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.01.020
Access Rights: Open Access

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