Book reviewed in this article:

Bagguley, Paul 1991: From protest to acquiescence? Political movements of the unemployed.

Ball, Wendy, and John Solomos (eds) 1990: Race and local politics.

Bennett, R.J. and G. Krebs 1991: Local economic development: public‐private partnership initiation in Britain and Germany.

Bergmann, Jürgen et al. 1991: Regionen im historischen Vergleich: Studien zu Deutschland im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert.

Keith, Michael and Alistair Rogers (eds) 1991: Hollow promises? Rhetoric and reality in the inner city.

Redclift, Nanneke and M. Thea Sinclair (eds) 1991: Working women: international perspectives on labour and gender ideology.

Schabert, T. 1989: Boston politics: the creativity of power.