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Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City
Code of the Street Decency Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City
Author: Elijah Anderson
Inner-city black America is often stereotyped as a place of random violence; in fact, violence in the inner city is regulated through an informal but well-known code of the street. How you dress, talk, and behave can have life-or-death consequences, with young people particularly at risk. This incisive book examines the code as a response to the...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780393320787
ISBN-10: 0393320782
Publication Date: 9/2000
Pages: 352
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
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Eloquent and moving.... A strikingly powerful work that rings with urgency.


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