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Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts

James C. Scott - Political Science - 1990 - 251 pages
Confrontations between the powerless and the powerful are laden with deception - the powerless feign deference and the powerful subtly assert their mastery. Peasants, serfs ...
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Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance in South-East Asia

James C. Scott, Benedict J. Kerkvliet - Political Science - 1986 - 148 pages
First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia

James C. Scott - Political Science - 2014 - 465 pages
For two thousand years the disparate groups that now reside in Zomia (a mountainous region the size of Europe that consists of portions of seven Asian countries) have fled the ...
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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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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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Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

James C. Scott - History - 2017 - 336 pages
An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available for the beginnings of the earliest civilizations that contradict the standard narrative Why did humans abandon ...
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