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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 [ca. 2008] ©1998
Series: Yale agrarian studies; The Yale ISPS series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.View 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C Scott
ISBN: 0300078153 9780300078152
OCLC Number: 553929986
Accession No: (DE-599)GBV599018704
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 359 - 434
Description: XIV, 445 S. Ill., Kt. 25 cm
Series Title: Yale agrarian studies; The Yale ISPS series
Responsibility: James C. Scott
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"A magisterial critique of top-down social planning that has been cited, and debated, by the free-market libertarians of the Cato Institute (which recently dedicated an issue of its online journal to Read more...

 
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