Book reviewed in this article:

Brownill, S. 1990: Developing London’s docklands: another great planning disaster?

Campbell, M. (ed.) 1990: Local economic policy.

Cloke, P. and J. Little 1990: The rural state? Limits to planning in rural society.

Greed, C. 1990: Surveying sisters: women in a traditional male profession.

Low, Nicholas P. 1990: Planning, politics and the state: political foundations of planning thought.

Shidlo, G. 1990: Social policy in a non‐democratic regime: the case of public housing in Brazil.

Sachs, C. 1990: São Paulo: politiques publiques et habitat populaire.

Thomas, H. and P. Healey with I. Crawley, S. Essex, S. Hendler, T. Kitchen, D. Nicholson, B. Pell, R. Swinbourne, N. Tibbs and J. Underwood 1991: Dilemmas of planning practice.