Book reviewed in this article:

Allen, J. and L. McDowell, 1989: Landlords and property; social relations in the private rented sector.

Brake, K. 1988: Phönix in der Asche ‐ New York verändert seine Stadtstruktur.

Bratt, R. 1989: Rebuilding a low‐income housing policy.

Castells, M. 1989: The informational city.

Chase‐Dunn, C. 1989: Global formation: structures of the world‐economy.

Coleman, W. and H. Jacek (eds) 1989: Regionalism, business interests and public policy

Damer, S. 1989: From Moorepark to Wine Alley ‐ The rise and fall of a Glasgow housing estate.

Gottdiener, M. and N. Komninos (eds), 1989: Capitalist development and crisis theory: accumulation, regulation and spatial restructuring.

Hardoy, J. and D. Satterthwaite, 1989: Squatter citizen: life in the urban third world.

Hirson, B. 1989: Yours from the Union: class and community struggles in South Africa 1930–1947.

Lai, B.B. 1990: The romance of culture in an urban civilization: Robert E. Park on race and ethnic relations in cities.

Mackenzie, S. 1969: Visible histories: women and environments in a post‐war British city.

Maguire, M. 1990: Work, employment and new technology: a case study of multinational investment in Northern Ireland.

Montgomery, J. and Å. Thornley (eds), 1990: Radical planning initiatives: new directions for urban planning in the 1990s.

Pennington, S. and B. Westover, 1989: A hidden workforce: homeworkers in England, 1850–1985.

Prigge, W. and W. Kaib (eds), 1988: Sozialer Wohnungsbau im internationalen Vergleich.

Schultz, S.K. 1989: Constructing urban culture: American cities and city planning, 1800–1920.

Slater, D. 1989: Territory and state power in Latin America: the Peruvian case.

Stewart, J. and G. Stoker (eds) 1989: The future of local government.

Ward, D. 1989: Poverty, ethnicity, and the American city, 1840–1925: changing conceptions of the slum and the ghetto.