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Boom. 2016; 6394–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.94
Published: 01 September 2016
..., immigration, environmental issues, and econo- mies, to name a few. That connective tissue sets the context for two activist studies of spatial justice in specific urban streets: research in Mexico City about reclaiming neighbor- hood streets for children s play, and in Los Angeles, about heightening awareness...
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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
Published: 01 September 2016
...Susan Moffat Albany Bulb, a former landfill, is a thirty-one-acre battleground for the Bay Area’s competing progressive movements for social justice, environmental conservation, and politically engaged art. Street protest, lawsuits, regulatory jockeying, anarchist camp-ins, and art have all been...
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Boom. 2015; 5129–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.29
Published: 01 March 2015
... justice argument that environmental advocacy is about the places where people live, work, play, eat, and go to school. What became especially compelling about this place-based focus was the understanding that their struggle was at once local and global. China was also on their agenda, as linkages have...
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Boom. 2013; 3180–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.80
Published: 01 May 2013
... Santa Monica Mountains San Fernando Valley Glendale Narrows California water policy environmental advocacy laurie glover Showdown at the Glendale Narrows The intransigence of water A t their westernmost end, the Santa Monica Mountains scrape straight upfrom the Pacific, Highway 1 precariously...
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Boom. 2013; 3338–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.38
Published: 01 September 2013
... impact of these words anticipates the artistic practice of Lauren Bon, who uses both the medium and materiality of film to docu- ment the environmental and social impact of the aqueduct. It s out on the anthropic wasteland of the lake, and through its film-based histories, that Bon and her Los Angeles...
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Boom. 2013; 3287–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.87
Published: 01 July 2013
... on the Golden State, West of Eden: Communes and Utopias in Northern California. The communes of the 1960s Bay Area antiwar, environmental, radical feminist, ethnic nationalist, etc. are the most well-known elements of communalism in America, but for all that was novel about that tumultuous era, the...
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Boom. 2013; 3163–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.63
Published: 01 May 2013
... anti-elitism of the 1970s and joined a growing set of roughly contemporary narratives challenging the wine establishment. These include the triumphal story of Califor- nia wine in a 1976 Paris blind-tasting, and the 1980s rise of wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr., whose consumer advocacy, powered by his...
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Boom. 2012; 2175–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.75
Published: 03 March 2012
... Byrne, and Betsy Frederick- Rothwell, College of Environmental Design, Berkeley, 2009. In the late 1960s, U.C. Berkeley s College of Environmental Design lay at the crossroads of two temporarily aligned forces: leftist radicalism and empirical social science. Some professors became, for a time...
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Boom. 2012; 2165–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.65
Published: 03 March 2012
.... Stuart Kendall recently spoke with Brand for Boom. SK: You are well known for your advocacy of amateur innovations and personal tech- nologies, but in Whole Earth Discipline, you aren t as distrustful of the government or of large-scale, multinational corporations as many of your fellow environmental...
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Boom. 2011; 1372–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.72
Published: 01 August 2011
... mores at work beneath the surface of the Taylor/Lange col- laboration. Their advocacy of better physical living condi- tions for migrant laborers had, of course, a common-sense rationale: social justice includes indoor plumbing, access to clean water, and protection from the elements. But as Gog- gans...
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Boom. 2011; 1170–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.1.71
Published: 01 March 2011
.... These photographs by Tracy Perkins and the oral histories she collected to accompany them document an important aspect of life there: environmental-health problems and the diverse network of advocates who are fighting to solve them. Practically speaking, the Central Valley is all but invisible to those...