The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life

The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life

Elijah Anderson


An acclaimed sociologist illuminates the general public lifetime of an American urban, delivering a huge reinterpretation of the racial dynamics in America.

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

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