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By Elijah Anderson

An acclaimed sociologist illuminates the general public lifetime of an American urban, providing an immense reinterpretation of the racial dynamics in America.

Elijah Anderson, known as "one of our greatest city ethnographers" by means of the New York occasions publication Review, introduces the concept that of the "cosmopolitan canopy": the city islands of civility amid segregated ghettos, suburbs, and ethnic enclaves.

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