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Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City

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Book News Annotation:

Anderson (sociology, U. of Pennsylvania) offers a sympathetic but critical ethnographic treatment of the social and cultural dynamics behind urban violence, covering "decent" and "street" families, the mating game, the campaign for respect, and other aspects of inner city street life, all based on years of study in Philadelphia.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393040234
Subtitle:
Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City
Author:
Anderson, Elijah
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Philadelphia (pa.)
Subject:
Inner cities
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Philadelphia
Subject:
Philadelphia (Pa.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
August 1999
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.46x5.80x1.28 in. 1.20 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Sociology » Urban Studies » City Specific

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