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Boom. 2016; 6480–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.80
Published: 01 December 2016
... community activism and advocacy for the homeless together with Berkeley Catholic Workers, eventually resulting in a café inside of Berkeley’s People’s Park in 1989, providing rationale for Scheper-Hughes’s own well-known applied anthropology and activism, which has made her famous as one of today’s leading...
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Boom. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
... losing that historical title. With the exodus of Latinos to suburban and rural Northern California, we may be witnessing a shift back to pre-World War II demographics in that region, as well as the creation of a marginalized commuter class of Latino workers who will continue to serve an influential city...
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Boom. 2016; 62104–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.104
Published: 01 June 2016
... prisoners, had passed along a cassette to Cash ahead of the band s Friday rehearsal. Gressett happened on the cassette tape from a Folsom prison worker earlier that day. The tape contained the track, written and sung by Folsom inmate Glen Sherley, whose deep voice, like Cash s own, boomed from the tape to...
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Boom. 2015; 5420–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.20
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Stockton s Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary was founded in 1952 when Stock- ton boasted the largest Filipino population outside the Phi- lippines. The state s large Latino population has revitalized both California Catholicism and Pentecostalism. The patron saint of Mexico, the Virgin...
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Boom. 2015; 5454–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.54
Published: 01 December 2015
... life. Praying in Purple: the Lord of Miracles and California s Peruvian Community For many Peruvian Catholics in Southern California, Octo- ber is el mes morado, the month of purple. Believers, clothed in deep purple, gather to ask for forgiveness for sins, per- form penance, and honor their national...
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Boom. 2015; 5472–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.72
Published: 01 December 2015
... institutions. The Free Speech Movement Mario Savio was the Moses of the student movement in the 1960s. Raised a shy Italian-American Catholic, Savio was an altar boy and planned to become a priest. When we were colleagues together at Sonoma State Uni- versity, Mario told me that he was painfully shy about...
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Boom. 2015; 5120–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.20
Published: 01 March 2015
...-class Mexican immi- grants and Mexican Americans truck drivers, mechanics, forklift operators, fast food workers they are always also Goth teens, former prisoners, brothers, sisters, uncles, lovers, and dreamers. While earlier generations of Chicano writers were writ- ing with justifiable urgency about...
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Boom. 2014; 4426–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.26
Published: 01 December 2014
... am not a Catholic. Like everything in Mario s house and garden, the truck is immaculate and runs well. We pack the bed with the first load: huge black plastic bags full of translucent sheets and rotten food from the kitchen cupboards. My father had walked out leaving every- thing as it was. We cover...
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Boom. 2012; 2345–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.45
Published: 01 October 2012
... the bosun s-chair stories as, he writes, a jungle of pseudo-historical flimflam fabricated by the railroad company in the early twentieth century as an advertising strategy. In November 1990, sunlight passing through a lamp hanging inside Colfax s St. Dominic s Catholic Church cast an image above...
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Boom. 2012; 2282–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.2.82
Published: 01 June 2012
... diversity astonishes. Where else can one find within miles of one another Buddhist shrines in old Native American storehouses, Pentecostal revival meetings in defunct rent-to- own shops, psychological innovators who prescribe mescaline-based spirit journeys, and Mexican-American Catholic support homes for...
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Boom. 2011; 141–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.1
Published: 01 November 2011
... funeral singer for our nearby Catholic church. I waved at another neighbor K, born in Riverside, who unloaded lumber; an elementary school teacher, he is doubling the size of his house. No Mc- Mansions in my neighborhood; his original wood-frame house is 650 square feet, and he s building a second bed...