Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition have Failed

Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition have Failed How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed SCOTT, James

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 social plan must recognize the importance of local customs and practical knowledge.
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Specificaties

Isbn
9780300078152
Uitgever
Yale University Press
Druk
1e
Verschenen
01-01-1999
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
464 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Politicologie

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