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The Moral Economy of the Peasant: Rebellion and Subsistence in Southeast Asia

James C. Scott - Business & Economics - 1977 - 254 pages
James C. Scott places the critical problem of the peasant household—subsistence—at the center of this study. The fear of food shortages, he argues persuasively, explains many ...
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Agrarian Studies: Synthetic Work at the Cutting Edge

James C. Scott, Nina Bhatt - Social Science - 2001 - 310 pages
This book presents an account of an intellectual breakthrough in the study of rural society and agriculture. Its ten chapters, selected for their originality and synthesis from ...
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Seeing like a state: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have ...

James C. Scott - POLITICAL SCIENCE - 1999 - 463 pages
Why do well-intentioned plans for improving the human condition go tragically awry? In a wide-ranging and original study, James C. Scott analyzes failed cases of large-scale ...
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Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and ...

James C. Scott - Philosophy - 2012 - 169 pages
"James Scott is one of the great political thinkers of our time. No one else has the same ability to pursue a simple, surprising idea, kindly but relentlessly, until the entire ...
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Decoding Subaltern Politics: Ideology, Disguise, and Resistance in Agrarian ...

James C. Scott - History - 2012 - 176 pages
James C. Scott has researched and written on subaltern groups, and, in particular, peasants, rebellion, resistance, and agriculture, for over 35 years. Yet much of Scott’s most ...
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Everyday Forms of Peasant Res Cb: Everyday Forms Res Asia

JAMES C. SCOTT, BENEDICT J. TRIA KERKVLIET - History - 2013 - 160 pages
First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Rural China Takes Off: Institutional Foundations of Economic Reform

Jean Chun Oi - Business & Economics - 1999 - 259 pages
In this incisive analysis of one of the most spectacular economic breakthroughs in the Deng era, Jean C. Oi shows how and why Chinese rural-based industry has become the ...
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