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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... features that have influenced Starr’s understanding of California, this interview moves forward in Starr’s characteristic polymathic style, covering encyclopedic terrain. Additionally, it explores the role that religion and especially Roman Catholicism have played in California’s narrative, and in Starr’s...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Koreans have developed their own California dreams, which manifest in the clothes, advertisements, and businesses seen all around Seoul, as well as in the conversations he has with Koreans. Even the establishments in Korea’s forward-looking capital city that preserve the Korean past, such as a 1970s...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... land. An arrest was made, but the mystery remained unsolved. Then in 2006 O’Connor came forward to take responsibility; the Buddha heads were not antiques from Asia but contemporary California art. Working from interviews, media reports, and online commentary, I track the Colfax “Buddha rush” as it...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The majority of our readers appear to be online already, and we look forward to meeting you there. With the same mission to offer readers a thoughtful and provocative look at the most vital social and cultural issues facing California and the world beyond, we will seek to cultivate the most timely...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California, the essay focuses on the unmistakeable scent of the place and how its reality is transmitted down through time, generation to generation. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Marijuana Gold Rush Yuba California Gold Country back to the land Malakoff Diggins...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... making. It does so with the consequence that these other worlds—whether fully realized or not—expand our notion of what could be, and aims to decolonize the future from the forward march of time, from the imperfect conditions of the present, freeing it to become something just beyond what we imagine as...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mike Davis Chronicler of the California dark side and LA’s underbelly, proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality beneath the bright and sunny facade, Mike Davis is one of California’s most significant contemporary writers. His most controversial books led critics to label him anything from a left...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the city as an object of study intrinsically carries implications about action and about the future. This manifesto offers a call to action for scholars to become engaged, creative urban practitioners. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 creative practices LA River the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 74–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... explained. In passing SB 260 and later SB 261, California has taken great strides toward improving the criminal justice system. Still, America s prison system is incomparable to any other penal system in the world, so we must not idle. Moving forward, the Public Safety and Reform Initiative, which can be...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 52–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Brant Choate California’s state superintendent for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Office of Correctional Education explains how the department provides programming and teaches skills to both prisoners and parolees to reduce their reconviction or return-to-prison rate...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-sized cages, death row s version of group interaction. Through this outlet, Perry has found a pursuit that carries him forward. His poetry is contained in a collection housed at the State Capitol, bound in a collection of California s best works. He is competing for international recognition. Once a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... epic scales, what s occurring in California is truly an inspiration. And in a nation and a world that sometimes seems largely indifferent to the plight of our planet, it s a huge relief. As I tell friends and colleagues, thank goodness for California We might actually see a way forward here. Living...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Colin Marshall The author tells of how he once loved the Case Study houses, commissioned from several modern architects by Arts & Architecture magazine in the years after World War II with the goal of developing a new style of housing in southern California, and why he eventually came to see...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Hawthorne discusses the evolution of public and private space in Los Angeles, competing plans for the future of the Los Angeles River, freeways, housing, climate, and much more. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Third Los Angeles Los Angeles River Frank Gehry boulevards...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 72–77.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Philip Clayton Jesus People, the Esalen Retreat Center, the Free Speech Movement, and Goddess worship are examples of religion California style. Likewise, the leaders of these movements – Lonnie Frisbee, Michael Murphy, Mario Savio, and Starkhawk – provide examples of California prophets. Their...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... discusses ways that native Californians have found ways to once again strengthen those ties, such as the Bole Maru, or Dream Dance. The religion contains elements of older beliefs and ceremonies, but increasingly puts more stress on the afterlife. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-oriented megachurch in a middle-class neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya. The story of that unlikely transformation which happened to prove fortuitous for Trish Harrison and her farmers is a California story, a story of America s immigra- tion bellwether showing the nation s churches a possible path forward in...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
... importance of communications and creating shared values to help the public understand the urgency and potential of conservation and science. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 University of California Los Angeles Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Los Angeles...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 98–108.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the quest for fundamental knowledge of our natural world. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Ernest Lawrence Big Science physics cyclotron military-industrial complex science nuclear weapons University of California Berkeley Ernest Lawrence sitting at the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 90–97.
Published: 01 September 2015
... University of California 2015 Kary Mullis DNA PCR polymerase chain reaction Jurassic Park Human Genome Project LSD oligonucleotides oligotide ryan bradley On PCR, LSD, and Science as a Wild Ride A critical appreciation A car is better even than a garage, that ur-Californian invention space...