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W. W. Norton & Company "Code of the Street" Book

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  • Language: English
  • Title: "Code of the Street: Decency, Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City"
  • Format: Paperback
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W. W. Norton & Company "Code of the Street" Book is written by Elijah Anderson and examines the decency, violence, moral life of the inner city.

W. W. Norton & Company "Code of the Street" Book describes the unwritten set of rules and based largely on an individual's ability to command respect. Book highlights lack of jobs, stigma of race, rampant drug use, alienation and lack of hope.

  • Language: English
  • Title: "Code of the Street: Decency, Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City"
  • Format: Paperback
  • Author: Elijah Anderson
  • Subject: Sociology
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Size: 8.3"H x 5.6"W x 0.9"D
  • 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
  • Shows how violence in inner-city black America is regulated through an informal code
  • Most powerful force against the code is the family, which is often defeated as the code controls public space
  • Code is a response to the lack of jobs, drug use, alienation and a lack of hope
Specifications
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages in Book 352
Book Language English
Book Reading Level College
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