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Elijah Anderson is an American sociologist. He holds the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professorship in Sociology at Yale University, where he teaches and directs the Urban Ethnography Project. Anderson is one of the nation’s leading urban ethnographers and cultural theorists. His most recent work is: The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life (W.W. Norton).

The Cosmopolitan Canopy

Race and Civility in Everyday Life

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Code of the Street

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

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Against the Wall

Poor, Young, Black and Male

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Problem of the Century

Racial Stratification in the Untied States

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Streetwise

Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community

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A Place on the Corner

A Study of Black Street Corner Men

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