This title is a play on James Scott's (1998) book title Seeing like a State that explores why large scale projects of state planning that were originally set up to improve the human condition so often go wrong. In this paper, I am suggesting that seeing like a region may make a positive contribution to an aspect of the human condition – asylum.
Seeing like a region: parliamentary discourses on asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland and South Australia†
Article first published online: 29 NOV 2010
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Population, Space and Place
Volume 18, Issue 1, pages 58–73, January/February 2012
How to Cite
Schech, S. (2012), Seeing like a region: parliamentary discourses on asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland and South Australia. Popul. Space Place, 18: 58–73. doi: 10.1002/psp.649
- Issue published online: 18 DEC 2011
- Article first published online: 29 NOV 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 10 OCT 2010
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