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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 76–80.
Published: 01 September 2015
... tipping point, and notions of personal identity are discussed. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Vaccination debate information deficit model affective tipping point zealots changing minds vaccine legislation jennifer ouellette It Takes a Phase Transition How to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... feel it. I tried to get my mind to remember something I could feel about it, but it was no use. It was gone. All of it Richard Hallas from You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up1 Gold Underneath the Street For months now, I ve been at the time-bending task of emptying out my family home, breaking...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California s tenth poet laureate, serving a two-year governor-appointment. California has changed a lot over the years, as has the dynamic makeup of our state. What do you hope to accomplish in this role? Gioia: My goal as state poet laureate is to bring the power of poetry and literature to as many people...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... other things can change or expand that meaning or experience. Assemblage art can be a flower arrangement, a collage of images framed on a wall, or the placement of buildings or sculpture in artistic relationship to each other. Few people notice that in 1992, Alexis Smith, one of California s most famous...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... babies began to cry and needed their diapers changed, the university police finally let us leave without penalty. What would we do next? I shared my experiences about the tactics of occupations that I learned in Brazil among the rural squatters who had occupied a rocky, steep hill (a rural favela...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... falloff evident in certain interior regions. Boom: How have your views of California changed over the years? Starr: As I grew older and a little wiser, I became more connected to what the Spanish philosopher Miguel de Unamuno describes as the tragic sense of life My first volume is only tangentially...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Thompson eagerly accepted. McWilliams s editorial intervention turned out to be life-changing. Shortly after that article appeared, Thompson had a book contract with Random Photograph of Hunter S. Thompson by David Hiser. BOOM | W I N T E R 2016 53 House and spent the next eighteen months researching and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Noam Shoked traveled to LA as part of the class to study bicycling communities there. When we asked Crawford to tell us a little bit about the class, she wrote that while preparing for the course, we spotted a photograph of a roadside No Cruising sign, which opened our minds to the possibility of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... literally and metaphorically on humanistic and liberal arts traditions that are many centuries long and globally diffused. In this regard, one might bring to mind the shift from a theocentric worldview in the Medieval period, which cultivated the trivium (grammar, rhetoric, and logic), to a more humanistic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... know that, even with all the pop culture references stuck in time and the changes in LA s landscape, new readers get it and find it possible to navigate. For example, your conversation about thickness and time and space help me to see why and how constructing the book works. Writing it was an...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... a discursive space within the performance. In between location changes, repeated scene resets, and the space between sites and par- ticipant vehicles, conversations between performers, parti- cipants, crew, and bystanders unfolded about the opera, the experience of performers and participants, and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Amphitheater occupied a bowl-shaped depression in the landfill and was where people gathered for meetings, had parties, and burned trash. The Castle was a kind of church or spiritual vortex built by longtime Bulb resident Mad Marc, designed with fairies in mind, and situated at a numerologically propitious...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 60–73.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., httpwww.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p¼reprints. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.60. 60 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Carlos writes that, in elementary school, he was surrounded by positive influences that enabled him to learn and grow, understand his limits, and become a less self-centered child He started to change when...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Jeffrey Beard changed his mind. Death row had become topical. For half a day, he opened death row to the media then closed it again. The impetus for the brief opening was California s public comment period on its latest execution protocol the step-by- step procedures prison officials would have to follow...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... court orders to provide a higher standard of care in both medical and mental health treatment, it also serves as a window into the changing vision of prisoners and of the correctional enterprise in a state that helped lead the move to mass incarceration a generation ago. In this regard, it is...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 52–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
... commuted sentences from major sentencing law changes, never become paroled. MCRP participants are assisted in obtaining their California identification and Social Security cards both necessary to find employment. Re´sume´ writing, professional certifications, and job search assistance are also provided. If...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
... structures of the prison and deeply embedded into the life of the chapel are opportunities for renewal, and people who offer themselves and their lives in audacious ways—and at incredible risk—for the good of all. This is true when inmates break ranks from gang affiliations in pursuit of a lifestyle change...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2016
...? Climate change comes first to mind. But our mounting crisis in the affordability of housing follows close behind. And then there s the gridlock in A landscape architecture student at UC Berkeley s College of Environmental Design documents his studio space in Wurster Hall. Photograph by John Lambert...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-change- induced sea level rise in mind as you watch the bay pulse around you, with whitecaps driven by a hard westerly wind. You might even have read the studies about how portions of the island s sandy soil liquefied during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and are likely to do so again if the next big...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . COM cities, responsive to a changing climate and prudent with limited natural resources, we may need to rewrite the rules from scratch with a new set of goals in mind. Most of the rules and regulations governing how and where and what housing gets built were first written in an era when land was cheap...