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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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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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Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have ...

James C. Scott - Political Science - 1998 - 445 pages
An analysis of diverse failures in high-modernist, authoritarian state planning. It covers projects such as collectivization in Russia and the building of Brasilia, arguing ...
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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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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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Township Governance and Institutionalization in China

Shukai Zhao - Political Science - 2013 - 380 pages
This unique volume takes a very different approach to township or xiangzhen governance. It explores the structural constraints on township governance and the way that these ...
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Civility and Savagery: Social Identity in Tai States

Andrew Turton - Social Science - 2012 - 376 pages
This is a book about social differentiation and distinction in one of the ethnically and politically most complex regions of the world, dealing with crucial issues in currently ...
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