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Seeing like a state : how certain schemes to improve the human condition have failed

Author: James C Scott
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. [u.a.] : Yale Univ. Press, 1998.
Series: Yale ISPS series.; Yale agrarian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of diverse failures in high-modernist, authoritarian state planning. It covers projects such as collectivization in Russia and the building of Brasilia, arguing that any centrally-managed  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James C Scott
ISBN: 0300070160 9780300070163 0300078153 9780300078152
OCLC Number: 247562467
Description: XIV, 445 S : ill.
Series Title: Yale ISPS series.; Yale agrarian studies.
Responsibility: James C. Scott.
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