Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed [Audiobook] by James C. Scott
English | May 22nd, 2018 | ISBN: 1538552876 | MP3@64 kbps | 16 hrs 15 mins | 442.56 MB
Narrator: Michael Kramer
Compulsory ujamaa villages in Tanzania, collectivization in Russia, Le Corbusier's urban planning theory realized in Brasilia, the Great Leap Forward in China, agricultural "modernization" in the Tropics-the twentieth century has been racked by grand utopian schemes that have inadvertently brought death and disruption to millions. Why do well-intentioned plans for improving the human condition go tragically awry?