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    Urbanization-Subdivisions and Suburbs

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    organized in preparation for hundreds of families. Personally, I am interested in the development of subdivisions and the suburbs due to my family owning a property around the area of Lake Simcoe. It seems as though that with every passing year it takes another few kilometers or minutes to escape the confines of the city due to the growth of the suburbs around Toronto. Suburbs or outlying districts of cities have been present since ancient times . In early history, individuals would live on the outskirts

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    Despair in Tea in the Harem and “La Haine” The film "La Haine" and the book Tea in the Harem both take place in the suburbs of Paris, a place where brutality reigns and hope perishes. "La Haine" focuses on the lives of three young men, Vinz, Said, and Hubert, while Tea in the Harem looks closely at two men, Majid and Pat. All these characters are deeply troubled, involved in drugs and worshippers of alcohol. They are rough, prone to violence. Their lives are burdened by despair, and hopelessness

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    the Suburbs by Leigh Gallagher is a book assessing the idea of the once sought American Dream, coming to an end. The stereotypical family living in a two floor house with a white picket fence is what came to mind when mentioning this idea. Now it is something completely different, inner city homes or apartments are the new trend that everyone wants to be a part of. The book does not necessarily assess the government side of the spectrum, but more of the economy of the United States. Suburbs are a

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    Millennials Future Migration to the Suburbs Have you ever thought about living in the suburbs? Many surveys that were given to Millennials in the last few years suggest that they are wanting to live in the suburbs. This includes those that are living in the cities and those that already live in the suburbs. Those in the city want more space, while those that live in the suburbs want to keep their way of life the way it is. This will change the way the country will function, so the United States

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    definition of a suburb is a community in an outlying section of a city or, more commonly, a nearby, politically separate municipality with social and economic ties to the central city. In the 20th cent., particularly in the United States, population growth in urban areas has spilled increasingly outside the city limits and concentrated there, resulting in large metropolitan areas where the populations of the suburbs taken together exceed that of the central city. As growth of the suburbs continues, cost

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    People who live in the suburbs often feel isolated and trapped in their homes and find ways to preoccupy themselves to pass the time. The movie Edward Scissorhands directed by Tim Burton shows several examples of how people live in the suburbs whether they feel isolated, stressed, or try to find ways to spice up their lives. Many view socializing difficult, but it is important to realize people brought together by social gatherings can be relaxing and enjoyable. Edward Scissorhands can be interpreted

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    The American Dream Facade

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    complete with similar home designs and family arrangements lining its streets. In other words, the image of the American Dream resides within the typical American suburb. And within this typical suburb lies (supposedly) the remaining components of the ideal American lifestyle. From the moment William Levitt created the first official suburb in 1950, the suburban lifestyle has been viewed as practically utopian. This adopted myth has boosted suburbia into the most popular residency for Americans, housing

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    less than half of that present in cities in Europe. Next, is the average length that American travel to work, also being much higher than in other countries. Finally, the last distinguishing factor is that social status and income correlate with suburbs, the further away from the central business district... ... middle of paper ... ... Detroit: Detroit Chamber of Commerce, 1999. Darden, Joseph T. Detroit: Race and Uneven Development. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987. Jackson,

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    young, middle and upper-income families, moved into suburban areas” (Davies, Fowler 153). During this time period, Caucasians flooded out of the cities to outskirts of cities, the suburbs, where they were able to afford better houses for their money and live in predominantly, if not entirely, white areas. The creation of suburbs served as a mean of self-segregation. As Caucasians flooded out, African Americans and minorities were left in the

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    picket fence suburb experience which one often imagines when speaking of the suburbs, they still created a suburb of their own. The desire for a suburban home to call their own was largely due to the notion that a home provided a sense of security; it was safety net (Nicolaides and Wiese 2006:213). This safety net could not be obtained in the central city because people were simply not able to buy an apartment or condominium and instead were simply forced to rent. Moving to the suburbs and purchasing

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