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Seeing Like a State

How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed

Seeing Like a State( )
Author: Scott, James C.
Series title:The Institution for Social and Policy Studies
ISBN:978-0-300-07815-2
Publication Date:Feb 1999
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

"Illuminating and beautifully written, this book calls into sharp relief the nature of the world we now inhabit."--New Yorker   "A magisterial critique of top-down social planning."--Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times   "One of the most profound and illuminating studies of this century to have been published in recent decades."--John Gray, New York Times Book Review   Compulsory...
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Book Details
Pages:460
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Economic Policy
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Human Services
Political Science / History & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 9.087 x 1.227 Inches
Book Weight:1.166 Pounds



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