Book Reviews


Books reviewed in this article:

John Eade, Placing London: from imperial capital to global city

Jane M. Jacobs, The edge of empire: postcolonialism and the city

Raymond Struyk (ed.), Homeownership and housing finance policy in the former Soviet bloc: costly populism

Ya Ping Wang and Alan Murie, Housing policy and practice in China

Jieming Zhu, The transition of China’s urban development: from plan–controlled to market–led

Stephen Graham and Simon Marvin, Splintering urbanism: networked infrastructures, technological mobilities and the urban condition

Helen Jarvis, Andy C. Pratt and Peter Cheng–Chong Wu, The secret life of cities: the social reproduction of everyday life

Cynthia M. Duncan, Worlds apart: why poverty persists in rural America

Richard Sennett, The corrosion of character. The personal consequences of work in the new capitalism

James Donald, Imagining the modern city