Neighborhood-level differences in police discrimination and subcultural violence: a multilevel examination of adopting the code of the street

  title={Neighborhood-level differences in police discrimination and subcultural violence: a multilevel examination of adopting the code of the street},
  author={Jonathan Intravia and Kevin T. Wolff and Eric A. Stewart and Ronald L. Simons},
  journal={Journal of Crime and Justice},
  pages={42 - 60}
Although evidence of Elijah Anderson's (1999) code of the street thesis has received a great amount of attention, researchers have rarely investigated the intricate process in which individuals adopt the street code. Using two waves of data from 763 African American adolescents, the current study examined (1) whether individuals who have experienced racial discrimination from police are more likely to adopt the street code, and (2) whether this relationship is more robust across different… 
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