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Boom. 2015; 5386–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.86
Published: 01 September 2015
...Robin Mejia Using data from the United States Census 2013 American Community Survey, Robin Mejia looks at the way geography affects a person’s health, wealth, education, and prospects in life. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Matt Black demographics census data...
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Boom. 2014; 4464–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.64
Published: 01 December 2014
... Depression. Based at the University of California Berkeley Department of Geography, the project has both preservation and public policy components, demonstrating the many immediate and long-term benefits of Roosevelt’s stimulus programs in contrast to the damage wrought by neoliberal austerity. © 2014 by...
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Boom. 2014; 4136–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.36
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rebecca Solnit This article considers California as an island, as a place apart. In five fragments, it looks at the state as a place where ideas are exchanged, imported and exported; as a place whose economy, geography and politics keep it apart from the rest of the country; as islands within...
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Boom. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
... Mission Economic Development Association Report (Summer 2000), 18. 21 Nancy Raquel Mirabal, Geographies of Displacement: Latina/os, Oral History, and the Politics of Gentrification in San Fran- cisco s Mission District The Public Historian 31/2 (Spring 2009): 13 15. 22 Daniel Zoll, The Economic...
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Boom. 2016; 6434–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.34
Published: 01 December 2016
... httpwww.city-data.com/us-cities/The-West/Fresno- Geography-and-Climate.html 10 httphistoricfresno.org/nrhp/forest.htm 11 httpwww.menshealth.com/health/drunk-cities 12 httpwww.menshealth.com/health/drunk-cities 38 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM ...
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Boom. 2016; 63v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.v
Published: 01 September 2016
... University of California Berkeley and Los Angeles. While the LA School was critical, situated in social science, urban planning, and geography, another movement has emerged as more speculative, generative, and future-oriented. It brings urban planning, art, architecture, and the humanities to bear on...
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Published: 01 September 2016
.... He is interested in the ways that visual culture informs planning and design, the politics of place and space, and urban planning history. J E N N I F E R W O L C H is professor of urban planning and geography, and dean of University of California, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design. Her most...
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Boom. 2016; 6318–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.18
Published: 01 September 2016
... lost friends who moved to go to better schools. Growing up in LA, you couldn t/can t not know the color lines that divide and spread through the city s geography. In 1975, I began research in Brazil and was mostly away from the US for the next nine years. In 1984, I immigrated back to LA with my...
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Boom. 2016; 634–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.4
Published: 01 September 2016
... geohumanities is instructive because it represents a transdisciplinary merger that origi- nated outside the humanities, from geography. The move- ment has its origins in a 2007 conference at the University of Virginia, organized by the Association of American Geo- graphers (AAG). At that time, the term...
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Boom. 2016; 6384–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.84
Published: 01 September 2016
... Cienega Boulevard. At another time, he even made it to Santa Monica. On his bike, Pablo covered an expansive geography. At one point, while we were talking about the city and how different it was from Las Vegas, I asked Pablo what would he change in the design of the streets of LA, if he could. After a...
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Boom. 2016; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
Published: 01 September 2016
...- ary boundaries urban planning and geography in the form of geographical information systems (GIS), or architecture and computational science in the case of digital design. Now, with big data and the city science movement enriching our understanding of urbanism, the absence of a humanist per...
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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
... unsparing in their assessments of those difficulties. Remaining a central figure of a discipline at the intersection of geography, sociol- ogy, and architecture known as the Los Angeles School of Urbanism, Davis is now in retirement from the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside. Earlier this...
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Boom. 2016; 6394–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.94
Published: 01 September 2016
...-century versions of comparative urban- ism generally spanned vastly different cities by relying on the cotemporaneous theories of modernity and develop- ment.3 Urban anthropology, history, geography, ecology, and sociology were born from their parent disciplines to conceptualize and even promulgate a more...
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Boom. 2016; 63110–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110
Published: 01 September 2016
... and the social context begins. You re pushing at those boundaries and scales at every step moving from the garden to the museum to the dis- trict to the city to the park. It s as if the local geography and the city space are functioning as a kind of artistic material. Hood: And that s the kind of...
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Boom. 2016; 6350–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.50
Published: 01 September 2016
... individuals. Like the indexical aerial photograph of Berkeley it replaced, Bearden s mural depicts the city from the hills out toward the bay evading the visual mastery of a bird s eye view and taking a more abstract relationship to geography and history. For example, the bay in the upper third includes a...
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Boom. 2011; 135–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.5
Published: 01 August 2011
...Louis Warren; Spring Warren Poet Gary Snyder talks about West Coast poetry and being a California poet. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 geography poetry place landscape West Coast boom | FA L L 2 011 5 Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 3, pps 5...
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Boom. 2016; 6222–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.22
Published: 01 June 2016
... differences, we can read some important developments in what we might call California s carceral geography. Pelican Bay State Prison SHU In the 1980s, as California began to develop a new archipel- ago of prisons to support its commitment to expanding incarceration, one particular new prison built on the...
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Boom. 2016; 61130–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.130
Published: 01 March 2016
.... San Francisco saw itself in a race with other cities, in particular Los Angeles, but its growth was constrained by its peninsular geography. The Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge, both built in the 1930s, were attempts to escape those confines, and they helped the city expand its influence over...
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Boom. 2016; 6158–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.58
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Those central flatlands are where the crudest urban lusts and most fundamental aspirations are created, manipu- lated, and, with luck, satisfied he wrote. The city itself, that roiling, hazy purgatory you might end up quite literally look- ing down upon, if not erasing from your personal geography...
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Boom. 2015; 5472–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.72
Published: 01 December 2015
... come, even if he himself never fully experienced it. Esalen No part of the California landscape more aptly expresses the geography of California religion than Esalen in Big Sur. Esalen s founder, Michael Murphy, had already become part of America s mythology before he even reached the age of...