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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... exposition to declare California’s ascendance as an economic stronghold in the Pacific, but the staging of it involved work that was inexorably bound with local, domestic, class, race, and gender conflicts in the Progressive Era. This article looks at why avoiding labor strife was critical to fair organizers...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... dropped from almost 25 percent in 1970 to less than 10 percent in 2010. Perhaps this demographic shift, coupled with the full mural’s removal from public view, has made it difficult to remember that Bearden’s Berkeley originated in a moment of racially charged civic conflict. Bearden’s Berkeley envisions...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... its structure allowed for a thickness Time and space get interwoven in a new way, various voices sometimes conflicting coexist in a single narrative, and it created a kind of fissure in what we knew about LA it opened our imagination to an LA, or multiple LAs, that could unfold in the future, or in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to Pelican Bay State Prison Secure Housing Unit. Photograph by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. BOOM | SUMMER 2016 23 address issues impacting health care was, as a practical mat- ter, being treated as a second class priority the Receiver expressed dismay at the basic attitude...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
...- dents. But reformers intentions were not always benign. Nativist sentiment, racism, and classism also figured heavily in the reform movement, and upper-class reformers saw new ethnic, religious, and political subcultures as threatening to hard-won changes in polite family life1 As the movement to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... drive 400 miles to pick up a crown? Fortunately, another Cambodian neighbor provided a partial explanation: an ancestral spirit had become angry and possessed Sarah because of a family conflict. They needed to offer a headdress the crown in order to appease the ancestors. Sarah wasn t dancing with a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-influenced cyborg, anarchist collectives, cities gone mad with class division, and a map of San Francisco’s new archipelago, created by the inevitable rising waters of a warmer world. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Sea-level rise global warming class conflict anarchism...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... By the middle of this century, we will be looking at as many as nine billion people on this planet, with perhaps five billion people having risen out of poverty, and perhaps as many as one billion living lives as prosperous as those of the American middle class. And essentially everyone will be...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
... South Kor- eans still couldn t get enough to eat. This is in stark contrast to middle-aged, middle-class Californians, many of whom keep in rotation nothing but the records they listened to in high school. This is especially true in Los Angeles, where residents of a certain vintage lament the loss of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... State has more Nobel laureates than any other state or nation,18 a disproportionate share of world-class research- ers in the fields of science and technology, and more venture-capital investment dollars than all of the other states combined,19 this cautiously sanguine economic prospect for 2115 seems...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
...- ably do so. They are all navigating life in a new nation and city, trying to chart the best possible paths for themselves and their children. The garden is a place of growth for plants and people. But an unexpected conflict over the administration of the community garden prompted several of these commu...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 7–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
... when you return to the nineteenth century, a world where the great majority is desperate and a few are insanely wealthy robber barons, you return to a world of revolution and revolt and class war and class conflict and resentment and rage. A lot of what the twentieth century was about was creating...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Leah Reich The author explains her ambivalence and conflict over working in the technology sector in the Bay Area. The conflict comes from her perception that some in her industry are making San Francisco a less welcoming and inclusive place to live, while also appreciating the opportunities the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... a California soul? Rodriguez: I don t know. That s a really good question. I do think that I tended to read California as a Midwesterner. I had conflicting images of California. One was my uncle from India. The others were my parents from Mexico and the Irish nuns, to whom I dedicate Darling. They...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 54–66.
Published: 01 December 2013
... universal and all-inclusive across lines of class, race, and geography, while also drawing boundaries that exclude. They have been portrayed as monolithic and consensual, while necessarily being shaped by multiple and often com- peting imaginings. And while appearing as visions of an ideal future world...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 27–34.
Published: 01 December 2013
... technological achievements that were intended to insulate human beings from the environment have become just another implacable form of indifference to human well-being. In this story, long a staple in high school class- rooms, Bradbury gives voice to a feeling, which appears again and again in postwar science...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 22–33.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the conflict and collab- oration between industry and environment. I realized that if I really wanted to tell the story of a place, we needed to go way beyond that. This place, as far back as we know, was the homeland of the Wintun Nation. They would be left out. And how would we tell the story of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
... suburban nature allows us to see how a large number of middle-class Americans experience, practice, and conceive of their own citizenship. Everyday activities com- bine to construct a local formulation that informs and alters citizenship on a larger scale. Residents of Rancho Pe~nasquitos illustrate a...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to add up to a class divide: People who can afford to recreate in and along the river want it to have water in it. People who live downriver, who can t afford Floodwaters rushing along the Narrows southward under the Los Feliz Bridge in 1978. COURTESY OF THE CLARENCE INMAN COLLECTION. BOOM | S PR I...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
... conflicts between human beings and our environment in california: not just wildland fires but also habitat fragmentation, invasive species, and biodiversity decline. encroaching air and water pollution. mountain-lion kills of pets C o n t e s t e d G r o u n d howard v. hendrix WUI Space the language of...