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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... colorful diversity In 1972, the black artist and writer Romare Bearden traveled from his home inNew York to spend ten days in the capital of counterculture Berkeley, California.He visited on an official commission from the city of Berkeley to create a new artwork for its City Council Chambers. The result...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... something about the pursuit of belonging in California and in the United States within an increasingly diverse and multicultural landscape. Those who participate together as intimate strangers are often seeking only a temporary affiliation, perhaps a place for a moment to engage one another beyond the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Instragram, Flickr, Twitter, and Foursquare who have shared content in one or more of the 11,826 parks in California. The project, like this photo essay, shows that parks are social—that is, people do things in parks that they do in the rest of their lives. They also show that diverse Californians will see...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 4–27.
Published: 01 September 2014
... designed to provide an understanding of the complexity and diversity of California ecosystems, to help explain how landscapes worked, to track persistence and change, and to identify potential future scenarios. The changes made evident when the maps are compared remind us of the enormous power we have to...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 76–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Carolyn Finney; Rue Mapp Carolyn Finney and Rue Mapp talk with Boom editor Jon Christensen about their work with people, diversity, and nature in California. They discuss the mistaken perception that African Americans are disconnected from nature, and the opportunities and challenges in putting...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eric Brightwell Ethnic enclaves serve as segregated ghettos, negotiated spaces, tourist attractions, and vibrant shopping and residential districts for many of Los Angeles’s diverse communities. The enclaves are products of both historical racial discrimination and self-segregation driven by mutual...
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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): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Greg Sarris The author, who is chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, considers the diversity of beliefs and cultural practices of Native Californians. What all tribes share is a tie to a specific landscape and a brutal European colonization that worked to break that tie. Sarris...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., majority-Asian American and Latino community in the United States. Its social and cultural mix make it a vibrant example of suburban cosmopolitanism, in which diverse residents live in relative harmony, with mutual respect for difference. Local groups such as the South El Monte Arts Posse have begun to...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 24–42.
Published: 01 June 2014
... is still a diverse, dynamic, incredibly interesting place to be to live to work to live. The day to day lives of most people are not affected by Google buses, techies, and the controversies blown out of proportion in the media. “We Out Here” is a portrait of people, as the slang saying which...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Peter S. Alagona; Clinton F. Smith The Mojave Desert in California is undergoing a boom in renewable energy, mostly in the form of utility-scale solar power plants. These projects have met with resistance from diverse groups concerned about impacts on desert landscapes, ecosystems, water resources...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., excessively legalistic codes, and more emerge from the narratives of identity and of learning religious values and unlearning media-driven stereotypes. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Arab convert diversity enlightenment environment equality ethics faith freedom...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... two years perhaps may be too ambitious, but it seems the right target. With proper planning and the active partnership of county libraries and art councils, that goal should be achievable. I will give it my best effort. Boom: What are your plans to reach diverse regions and people in the state? Gioia...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... diverse groups writers, artists, activists, the working class, queer people, and people of color who have made it such a unique city in California and the world. In contrast to poet George Sterling who called San Francisco a cool grey city of love in 1920, writer Rebecca Solnit now deems it a cold...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... probe into the past. Boom: You never went through the tenure track route in academia, opting for an entirely different track altogether. Was this a good move? Do you have any regrets about it? BOOM | W I N T E R 2016 29 Starr: I am very proud of my diverse services as an Army officer, a senior tutor at...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., birth the next reality. But odor is not a competition. California doesn t need to compete with itself to define its character. The state is too diverse to characteristically identify with science or fiction; likewise, it remains impossible to name the smell of the Gold Country. So, I am not surprised...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Susan Straight; Douglas McCulloh This narrative essay explores the role of interpersonal connections among people from diverse backgrounds and how they fill in for much of the social services being eliminated from the state government. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., coming from Ed Soja, Allen Scott, Michael Dear, Jennifer Wolch, Michael Storper, Dana Cuff, among others, and an impression that a significant contribution to urban studies was underway.1 This work not only respected a prized diversity reflecting Los Angeles as it really was, but perhaps provided tools...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Her novels include I Hotel, Circle K Cycles, and Tropic of Orange. MA I T E Z U B I A U R R E is professor of Spanish and Portuguese and of Germanic Languages, and Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Humanities Division, at University of California, Los Angeles. ...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... physical and institu- tional spaces. But it is not only digital tools that have enabled this softening; it is also an ethic based on diversity and difference that reimagines the public university as sites of engagement that are multidirectional and nonhierarchical in the past, present, and future. Against...