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Steering Clear of State Control

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Science  09 Apr 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5975, pp. 175
DOI: 10.1126/science.1187817

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The Art of Not Being Governed An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia by James C. Scott Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2009. 464 pp. $35, £20. ISBN 9780300152289. Agrarian Studies.

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Scott uses a close look at the 80 million people who live in stateless societies in Southeast Asia to consider how such societies persist.