This is the second in a series of posts discussing the American suburbs. We've discussed the origins of the American suburbs, but now I'd like to go a little deeper into the societal issues created by the suburbs in America. As we've already established, many social and cultural factors led to the creation of the… Continue reading Conformity and the American suburbs.
Suburban American homes and neighbourhoods have been fed to us through countless TV shows such as Desperate Housewives, Modern Family and even The Simpsons. Suburban America is a shiny, conformist space, but what we don't often hear about is it's origins. This post will give a brief overview of some of the factors that contributed to the creation… Continue reading Suburban America – The origin story