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James C. Scott • 16 Items / 8 Books, 4 Articles, 4 Reviews
Seeing Like a State (1998)
How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed
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Published Reviews
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    The State in the Field (Review)
    Official Knowledge and Truant Practices
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    The American Historical Review, February 2001, pp. 107-113
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    In a State's Eye (Review)
    Seeing Like a State, by James C. Scott
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    Reason, May 1999, pp. 67-69
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    Seeing Like a State, by James C. Scott
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1999, pp. 340-341
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    More is Less (Review)
    Seeing Like a State, by James C. Scott
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    The New Republic, May 18, 1998, pp. 32-36
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    Economics on Trial (Review)
    Seeing Like a State, by James C. Scott
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    The Freeman, October 1999, p. 58
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    Smelling Like a Market (Review)
    Seeing Like a State, by James C. Scott
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    The American Historical Review, February 2001, pp. 119-129
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    Looking at the State (Review)
    An American Perspective
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    The American Historical Review, February 2001, pp. 114-118
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    Master Plans (Review)
    Seeing Like a State, by James C. Scott
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    The Washington Monthly, November 1998, pp. 51-54
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    Modernity and Its Discontents (3 Reviews)
    American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas, by Dario Fernandez-Morera
    1. American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas by Dario Fernandez-Morera
    2. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    3. Conquests and Cultures by Thomas Sowell
    Orbis, Fall 1999, pp. 661-674
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    Recent Books on International Relations (5 Reviews)
    Political and Legal
    1. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    2. Who Killed Homer? by Victor Davis Hanson and John Heath
    3. The Future in Plain Sight by Eugene Linden
    4. A Philosophy of International Law by Fernando R. Teson
    5. Activists Beyond Borders by Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink
    Foreign Affairs, July 1998, pp. 121-122
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    Briefly Noted (5 Reviews)
    Chopin in Paris, by Tad Szulc
    1. Chopin in Paris by Tad Szulc
    2. The Queen of Whale Cay by Kate Summerscale
    3. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    4. The Bad Daughter by Julie Hilden
    5. The Bend for Home by Dermot Healy
    The New Yorker, June 15, 1998, pp. 76-77