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How would you combat urban blight, also referred to as Broken Window Syndrome?

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The idea of Broken Window Syndrome holds that small problems in a given neighborhood, such as broken windows in buildings or cars, will soon lead to other, larger problems.  The reason for this is that the small problems create a sense of lawlessness and disorder.  People who live in an area internalize that sense and act accordingly.  Therefore, the best way to combat this problem is to prevent the small problems from occurring in the...

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