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    • Code of the Street

    • Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City
    • By: Elijah Anderson
    • Narrated by: Vince Bailey
    • Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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. The most powerful force counteracting this code and its reign of terror is the strong, loving, decent family, and we meet many heroic figures in the course of this narrative.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ok book

    • By Rob on 10-21-15

    Regular price: $29.95