Asked by Cesar Estrada on Jul 11, 2024

Rita and her family are thrilled to have bought a house in a clean, quiet neighbourhood. The neighbourhood, which is outside the downtown core, has fairly uniform single family housing, and has a water park and outdoor basketball court for children to play at. What term do sociologists use to describe this way of life?

A) urbanism
B) suburbanism
C) postmodern
D) gentrification


Is a way of life outside city centres that is organized mainly around the needs of children and involves higher levels of conformity and sociability than life in the central city.

Outdoor Basketball

The playing of the basketball sport in outdoor courts, distinguished from indoor basketball by environmental and play conditions.

Downtown Core

The central business district of a city, characterized by high concentrations of retail, business, and entertainment facilities.

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