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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 94–102.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the eviction was again put in motion. Demonstrations, appeals, and pre- parations to resist the eviction enjoyed widespread support from many different activists and communities, including Mayor George Moscone in 1976 and Sheriff Richard Hon- gisto (who went so far as to spend five days in county jail...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Latinos turned inward and formed community with each other, constructing a Spanish-language Catholic church in the Latin Quarter of North Beach in 1875. When San Francisco became a leading processer of Central Amer- ican coffee, Central American migrants added to the com- munity s diversity, as did...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... beans or devein shrimp or how to make a roux; you brought a lullaby; you brought coming-of-age rituals. You compared and shared with your neighbors because you were creating a community. All was integrated into the rhythm and space of your new environs. You brought your pride and joy along with your...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
... aims to co-create with community organizations by combining scholarly, artistic, and activist practices with one another. These images provide glimpses from a near future that has begun to dismantle the barriers within and between Los Angeles and Mexico City, building bridges instead of walls. © 2016...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of urban space is fragmented into disconnected islands of community, what does a mass shooting in San Bernardino, at the urban periphery, mean to someone living in the city of Los Angeles proper? How do Angelenos process an act of violence toward a queer, primarily Puerto Rican, community at an...
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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): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... united a mostly white constituency of antiwar radicals with the Berkeley Black Caucus through a single central issue: com- munity control of the police. This demand linked minority communities whose members felt targeted by and under- represented in the police force with students and other citi- zens...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... disciplinary objects of study, urban humanist scholars have something at stake. Their epistemologies matter, because the products of their scholarship engender a speculative project concerning possible urban communities and, there- fore, hold public significance. We need creative practices to address the range...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., ethical, and positional. To some extent, the projective and engaged character of urban humanities expands upon those very qualities of architectural design practices. A focus on thick methods, open possibility, and engaged scholarship builds upon Benjamin s thinking about cities by resisting conventional...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 36–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-prison pipeline policing in public schools community resistance surveillance A Silverado High School corridor. Photograph by Jaden Padilla from the exhibition States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories miroslava cha´vez-garcia, mayela caro, marissa friedman, and sonia...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., bonding together with members of other races from the newfound community, seeking a way out of the intense life on the yard, however deep they may be into the prison dynamics. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Folsom Prison Greystone Chapel Johnny Cash prison chapels...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the community not yet imprisoned. As California prison managers began to plan the many new prisons authorized by the legislature in the 1980s, the need for an extreme mechanism of control to prevent any future Adjustment Center like uprisings was given priority. The State had found itself in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Berkeley, the implementation of zoning faced more resistance from the real estate industry than in other cities that had enacted zoning regulations. The eastern half of San Francisco was already built out, and there was fear amongst developers, business owners, and architects that a zoning code would...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... generation of seekers. Still, the news of religion’s imminent demise is premature. A search for self-transcendence, both through a commitment to some form of practice associated with the examined life and within a community of likeminded practitioners, has not withered away. This study of the diverse...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... firsthand. This reversal of the standard missionary dynamic—where American Christians bring their style of religious practice to places such as Kenya—has had a profound impact on this suburban California religious community. In the last decade, Mariners has become more involved in its wider community...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 56–59.
Published: 01 September 2015
... nickel makes its way into the plants nectar. There, it can be toxic to some pollinators, but other pollina- tors tolerate it so nickel-accumulating plants can host a dif- ferent community of floral visitors and pollinators than do their non-accumulator relatives. Islands of distinctive habitat aren t...
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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 (2): 12–21.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians. Charley s Butte, Inyo County. Charley Tyler was a black cowboy who rode across the Southern California landscape in the 1860s. While he was working for the McGee family, a group of Paiute, resisting white encroachment...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., but a month after opening day, trouble was already beginning to brew on the fairgrounds. Dan P. Regan of the local culinary work- ers union complained that restaurants in the Joy Zone were failing to pay their workers and resisting employing union labor. The papers have been lauding to the skies...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... university level. Scarcely a town in California lacks a school built or improved by the WPA or the PWA. Many of these new schools replaced ramshackle, crowded, and inadequate structures with mod- ern fire- and earthquake-resistant facilities that boasted sci- ence labs, libraries, cafeterias, kitchens...