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If you are the author, rights holder or are authorised to act on behalf of the author/rights holder and you are concerned that you have found material available on LSE Theses Online for which you have not given permission, you have the right to request its removal.

If you wish to request its removal, please contact us stating the following:

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  • The full bibliographic details of the material.
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  • Proof that you are the rights holder and a statement that, under penalty of perjury, you are the rights holder or are an authorised representative.

Upon receipt of a request in line with the LSE Theses Online Takedown Policy, you will receive confirmation that your request has been submitted and that it is under review within five working days. The LSE will remove any alleged infringing content while an investigation is carried out. An initial assessment of the request will be made within 10 working days of receipt. If it is concluded that the material is in breach of intellectual property rights, the material will be permanently withdrawn from the LSE Theses Online website.