Code of the Street: Decency, Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City 99th Edition 9780393320787
Product Edition:99th Edition
Author: Elijah Anderson
Book Name: Code of the Street: Decency, Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City
Subject Name: Science

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Unsparing and important. . . . An informative clearheaded and sobering book.�Jonathan Yardley Washington Post (1999 Critic's Choice)Inner-city black America is often stereotyped as a place of random violence but in fact violence in the inner city is regulated through an informal but well-known code of the street. This unwritten set of rules�based largely on an individual's ability to command respect�is a powerful and pervasive form of etiquette governing the way in which people learn to negotiate public spaces. Elijah Anderson's incisive book delineates the code and examines it as a response to the lack of jobs that pay a living wage to the stigma of race to rampant drug use to alienation and lack of hope.Read more

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