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Question 1: Such desolate properties are socially dangerous to the community because they attract criminals and ________, contributing to the volume of crime.
GangChicago OutfitSerbian mafiaOrganized crime

Question 2: After ________, Western economies lifted tariffs and outsourced most of their manufacturing industries and businesses overseas, where foreign labor is cheaper than domestic.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 3: One of the best examples of this is in ________, Manchester, which was cleared of 19th-century housing in the 1950s to make way for a large estate of high-rise flats.
HulmeMoss SideWithingtonManchester city centre

Question 4: Urban decay is the process whereby a previously functioning ________, or part of a city, falls into disrepair and decrepitude.
CityTownMunicipalityIndependent city

Question 5: "The 1965 law brought an end to the lengthy and destructive—at least for cities—period of tightly restricted immigration a spell born of the ________ and xenophobia of the 1920s", p.140
FascismNationalismLeft-wing nationalismAnti-nationalism

Question 6: In cities such as New York and ________, gentrification has eased urban decay in some areas of the cities, although most U.S.
BostonDenverMassachusettsPhoenix, Arizona

Question 7: ________ has also had a significant effect, and remains the primary means of a "natural" remedy.
New York CityRent controlSan FranciscoGentrification

Question 8: Since then, major structural changes in global economies, ________, and government policy created the economic and then the social conditions resulting in urban decay.
EngineeringNaval architectureTransportCivil engineering

Question 9: In the United States, early government policies included "________" and building of large scale housing projects for the poor.
Urban renewalNew York CityNew townLos Angeles

Question 10: That was the context of ________ exercised as "white flight", the middle- and upper-class abandonment of U.S.
South Africa under apartheidRacismEthnic cleansingRacial segregation
















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