James C. Scott discusses the ideology of ? high modernism? as a potentially destructive force when applied to organizing human activity.
The book is this:
James C. Scott. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998)
You will find the idea of ?high? modernism? mainly in this part:
James C. Scott, ?The Revolutionary Party: A Plan and a Diagnosis? pp. 147-179