Are you a Lassiterian?

“Main Entry: Lass·i·ter·i·an·ism
Function: noun
Etymology: Derived from the name of University of Michigan history professor Matthew Lassiter

: a political, social, and cultural theory stressing the dominate role of the physical, social, and cultural landscapes of the suburbs in understanding contemporary American history

especially : as the suburbs relate to the mainstream media, national politics and policy-making, environmentalism, feminism, the war on drugs, the depoliticization of youth, and discourses of suburban dysfunction and exceptionalism in American culture

Lassiterian noun or adjective”

And to be fair, although this definition is mine, my roommate Ari Paul originally coined the term.

Author: Rob