ISBN-10:
0691161038
ISBN-13:
9780691161037
Pub. Date:
03/10/2014
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play

Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play

by James C. Scott
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ISBN-13: 9780691161037
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 03/10/2014
Edition description: New in Paper
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 443,818
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


James C. Scott is the Sterling Professor of Political Science, professor of anthropology, and codirector of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University. His books include Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed; Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts; and most recently, The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a mediocre part-time farmer and beekeeper.

Table of Contents

Illustrations vii

Preface ix

one The Uses of Disorder and "Charisma" 1

two Vernacular Order, Official Order 30

three The Production of Human Beings 57

four Two Cheers for the Petty Bourgeoisie 84

five For Politics 101

six Particularity and Flux 129

Notes 143
Acknowledgments 149
Index 151

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