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Review: Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have FailedUser Review - Ra Morgan - Goodreads
Scott is fantastically thorough. The depths to which he ventures in his historical analyses of the failings of scientific forestry, urban planning and collectivized farming initiatives, are at once ... Read full review
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Review: Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have FailedUser Review - Adamhburchard - Goodreads
Some of it is a good tool for showing how statehood in general operates in its quest for the legibility of its citizens. Teaches you how to see the way you're seen from the state's perspective ... Read full review
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