Book Review: James C. Scott — Seeing Like a State

'Seeing Like a State: How Certain schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed' is a great and insightful book. Although it comes from an academic tradition I am not at all familiar with, I found it quite accessible. This book is about what happens when 'high-modernism', the belief that societies should be centralized, ordered and... Continue Reading →


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