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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement (Yale), which was named Best History Book by the International Latino Book Awards. Her scholarship engages the public through advocacy for underrepresented groups in higher education and immigrants and farmworkers in the United States. L Y N E L L...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Militant Anthropology1 I suggested ways of bringing together scholarship and moral and political com- mitment. In Death Without Weeping,2 I argued for an anthropologic-pe-no-chao, anthropology-with-one s feet on the ground, a committed, grounded, barefoot anthropol- ogy. We can write books that go...
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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 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... narratives, new contemporary interpretations of cul- ture, and open speculation about urban futurities. In short, a manifesto for urban humanities rests on the conviction that such place-based, engaged scholarship and pedagogy will produce cadres of creative as well as reflective practitioners. B Notes 1 We...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... In this two-way process, knowledge was forged and pro- duced to quote the Brazilian educator Paulo Freire, in the tension between practice and theory9 The result was a series of projects of engaged, speculative scholarship that were realized in specific urban sites charac- terized by spatial...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 104–108.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the school and its curriculum, which combines Islamic scholarship with Western teachings. The piece then profiles four members of the school community–a female student who was raised as a Muslim, a male student who converted to Islam, and two faculty members (both of whom are also converts...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
...- tuted the inverse mirrors of suburbs: poor; brown, yellow, and black; rich with cultural diversity; and starved of resources. Because the contrasts between wealthy and poor, and white and nonwhite, are so apparent in urban centers, most scholarship on race, class, and culture has focused there. However...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 7–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
... you re passionate about, whether it s human rights or environmen- talism or painting or poetry or scholarship. That scope to be poor and idealistic no longer exists, and it was those poor idealistic people that made the great culture of San Fran- cisco. They are portrayed as slackers in the mainstream...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 54–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... That means that these institutions will have a larger pool of students to choose from, and schools could begin to diversify their international student population, which, currently, is largely from China and India. This might require the development of a grant and scholarship program for targeted lower...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and organizations, school districts that don t have anything, scholarship funds. And then when I see somebody go buy a Lamborghini or a Bentley I saw this woman in a Bentley the other day, caught in traffic as I was, and she was distracted. And when a beautiful woman is distracted, she can be even...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 79–84.
Published: 01 December 2013
... advances in knowledge and new critical perspectives are communicated swiftly and directly to an engaged and curious public, a world in which experts cultivate an informed citizenry along with new science and scholarship, and our cyber-infrastructure supports an open, accessible, mutually comprehensible and...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 22–33.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Laurie Glover An interview with jessikah maria ross about the restore/restory project. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 public history public humanities community history public scholarship engaged scholarship P R O D U C I N G C U L T U R E laurie glover An...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 9–16.
Published: 01 July 2013
... school- ing In California more than a few migrant kids became the first in their family to finish secondary school. Others moved even farther from old expectations, graduating from college. Athletic scholarships brought many young men like Leon Patterson to universities. Those accomplishments could lead...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... presented as one worthy potential path despite the socioeconomic devastation of deindustrialization, from which neither group has completely recovered, while stressing the contributions of Chicanos and African Americans. Although, as historian Ramo´n Gut ´errez writes, ethnic studies scholarship has...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Stef and local historian Miss Ella. A major find in the field of RCAF scholarship, three of the four sacred scrolls were found encased in wooden boxes with cut out holes for viewing. Read from top to bottom by turning the handles, it is not unlike watching film in a prehistoric television set. Indeed...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2012
... works. From a policy perspective, however, the salient characteristic of the K-2 Teaching Artist Project partnership was the active involvement of both school and university personnel. The University of California has a tradition of public scholarship; but, in recent years, the definition of research...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 25–42.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., transfixed by the state’s persistent financial problems and inability to engage in long-range planning for a population that is projected to grow from approximately 37 million to some 60 million by 2050. A number of studies indicate that California’s higher education system will not keep pace with labor...