Book Reviews


Handler, Joel, Down from bureaucracy. The ambiguity of privatisation and empowerment

Albaek, Erik, Lawrence Rose, Lars Stromberg and Krister Stahlberg, (eds.) Nordic local government. Development trends and reform activities in the post war period

Arrighi, Giovanni, The long twenieth century

Scott, James, Alan Sweedler, Paul Ganster and Wolf‐Dieter Eberwein (eds.), Border regions in functional transition. European and North American perspectives on transboundary interaction

Golany, Gideon and Toshio Ojima, Geo‐space urban design

della Porta, Donatella, Social movements, political violence, and the state: a comparative analysis of Italy and Germany