Obsolescence of suburban mode of human settlement
Claim: Suburbs are very wasteful of land and tend to isolate families in their own houses and gardens. They are the prototype dwelling places of the bourgeois nuclear family, and the symbol of maintenance of the emotional equilibrium of the owners' parents.
Counter Claim: Suburbs relieve the congestion of cities and afford clean and healthy living conditions for growing children. Family life outside the cities, closer to natural recreation areas, provides a low-stress, positively reinforced environment in which family and inter-personal community relationships can grow and contribute to human development and happiness.
Problem Type: D: Detailed problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET