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

ISBN-10: 0393320782

ISBN-13: 9780393320787

Edition: 2000

Authors: Elijah Anderson

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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Elijah Anderson is Charles & William L. Day Professor of the Social Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Philadelphia with his family.

Preface
Introduction: Down Germantown Avenue
Decent and Street Families
Campaigning for Respect
Drugs, Violence, and Street Crime
The Mating Game
The Decent Daddy
The Black Inner-City Grandmother in Transition
John Turner's Story
Conclusion: The Conversion of a Role Model: Looking for Mr. Johnson
Notes
Bibliography
Index