suburbanize


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take on suburban character

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make suburban in character

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Political scientist Gerald Gamm has argued that urban Catholics' attachments to their parishes and schools fostered a strong geographic "rootedness" that caused them to suburbanize later and to resist racial integration more strenuously than other white urban residents.
At the same time, they variously attempted to settle, civilize, suburbanize, and package that wild into something more domesticated--or even culturally chic.
Black occupational choices suggest that spatial mismatch was potent in the 1950s and 1960s, when firms began to suburbanize but black households were unable to follow, but is less important today.
Instead of setting its face against the energy industry and its great project to suburbanize the continent, it endorses the ever-increasing abuse of the right of eminent domain to send power lines, roads and bridges to every place that has not yet been overrun by the prevailing madness.
(Surely Dad hadn't been a compatriot of Neil Armstrong's only to make camping gear!) I remember, while watching the Jetsons suburbanize the Milky Way on TV, reading newspaper stories about out-of-work Lockheed men killing themselves.