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Against the Wall–Now Available

Against the Wall: Poor, Young, Black, and Male

Edited by Elijah Anderson

328 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 illus.

Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4097-9 | $49.95 | £32.50

A volume in the City in the Twenty-First Century series

Against the WallEdited and with an introductory chapter by sociologist Elijah Anderson, the essays in Against the Wall describe how the anonymous young black male has come to be publicly identified with crime and violence because of skin color alone.

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