ANDERSON, Elijah. American, b. 1943. Genres: Sociology. Career: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, assistant professor of sociology, 1973-75; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, assistant professor, 1975-80, associate professor, 1981-88, professor of sociology, 1988-, Max and Heidi Berry Term Professor in the Social Sciences, 1988-90, Charles and William Day Professor of the Social Sciences, 1990-. Publications: A Place on the Corner, 1978; Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community, 1990; Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City, 1999. Address: University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, U.S.A.