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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, NY .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditor, William J. Mitchell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6439.U5 C63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479804M
ISBN 109781617618864
LC Control Number2010041356

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Unsparing and important An informative, clearheaded and sobering book.—Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post ( 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/5(91). This is because the street culture has evolved what may be called a code of the streets, which amounts to a set of informal rules governing interpersonal public behavior, including : Elijah Anderson. Decent and street families deal with the code of the street in various ways. An understanding of the dynamics of these families is thus critical to an understanding of the dynamics of the code. It is important to understand here that the family one emerges from is distinct from the "family" one finds in the streets. The street culture has evolved a “code of the street”, which amounts to a set of informal rules governing interpersonal public behavior, particularly violence. In the code of the streets everything is revolved around respect. With respect, people have peace and security in public.

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