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Boom. 2011; 1454–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.54
Published: 01 November 2011
... and undocumented immigrants, together, occupy the caste of outsiders living within the United States. This essay explores the rise of the criminal justice and immigration control systems that frame the caste of outsiders. Reaching back to the forgotten origins of immigration control during the era of...
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Boom. 2016; 6434–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.34
Published: 01 December 2016
... from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention they wrote.11 Men s Health included the following details on measures used to determine Fresno s dangerous drinking ranking: Deaths from Liver Disease: 2nd Deaths in DUI Crashes: 16th Binge Drinking: 33rd DUI Arrests: 4th Harsh DUI Laws: 80th...
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Boom. 2016; 6325–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.25
Published: 01 September 2016
...- siders leave their neighborhood. Yet here there was another curious phenomenon that made Hopscotch, for all its issues, the beginnings of a work of immanent speculation. The logistical complexity of the opera made the kind of control found in a theater impossi- ble, and this had the effect of opening up...
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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
... quotations and portraits of people who generally have no control over ulti- mate manuscript. In the 1930s, this kind of social documen- tation or second-hand existential narrative Dorothea Lange s photographs or James Agee s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, for example could claim that it was an integral part...
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Boom. 2016; 6394–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.94
Published: 01 September 2016
... future in their neighborhood. The Doctores experience temporarily demon- strated that the unexpected was possible: children could take control of the street. In Boyle Heights, an inventive study made a vulnerable population visible for political urban action and in so doing startled a possible future...
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Boom. 2016; 6350–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.50
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; 628–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.8
Published: 01 June 2016
...Josef Jacques This series of photographs illustrates both the scale and the vast strangeness of California’s Prison Industrial Complex. The prisons are photographed at night from a distance so that the lights from the prison illuminate the landscape. The light that controls the prison population...
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Boom. 2016; 6298–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.98
Published: 01 June 2016
... quarterly investment reports from him, as we have requested. The sum that was invested in private prisons has not been reinvested in education and companies that are owned or controlled by the formerly incarcerated, also as we requested. Finally, the Afrikan Black Coalition still seeks for the UC regents to...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
... realized that property owners only had control over their own land, and developers could lobby the government to regulate land uses in the surrounding area, they became the biggest proponents of new codes. Broker- subdividers who were building large tracts of housing in the first decades of the twentieth...
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Boom. 2016; 6134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.34
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Hawthorne: Exactly. The problem with the boulevards is we tried to make them like freeways. And we sort of made our river like a freeway, too. We made it operate only at the regional scale. We made it a monoculture, a piece of infra- structure that achieved flood control and nothing else. The difference...
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Boom. 2015; 52112–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.112
Published: 01 June 2015
... white rock, which have been made into fire- places and porches and houses for generations. The Army Corps of Engineers called it the most dangerous river west of the Mississippi before it was controlled. After those his- toric floods killed hundreds and washed away houses and ranches and citrus groves...
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Boom. 2015; 5120–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.20
Published: 01 March 2015
... gradually revealed to be the author, Salvador Plascencia. Saturn/ Plascencia loses control of his characters and the narrative because he is languishing over a break-up with his girl- friend, who has left him for a white guy. Plascencia s El Monte is both grounded and surreal, his portrayal of its denizens...
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Boom. 2015; 5162–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.62
Published: 01 March 2015
... Progressive Era. But to make it so, they had to carefully control the tensions and politics at the center of the Progressive Era, as these tensions were expressed in the production of the fair, at a time when challenges to the lines delineating class, race, and gender were steadily gaining traction in the...
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Boom. 2015; 5171–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.71
Published: 01 March 2015
... progress. Modernized agriculture had the potential to turn South- ern California into a fruit basket for the world it was at the time the biggest agricultural region in the state and, if San Diego could harness this productivity, it could turn the city into a major economic powerhouse, with control over a...
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Boom. 2014; 4437–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.37
Published: 01 December 2014
..., like those that had come before, was producing winners and losers. We happened to be on the winning side, almost entirely owing to forces beyond our control: the timing of our lives with respect to the crash, the untimely death of a relative whose modest bequest constituted our down pay- ment, and the...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... control channel, and it only requires a greater inti- macy, like the riverside trail, to begin to restore us to it. For decision-makers, urban planners, and us, the proportion of heron to concrete should matter less than the intimacy. In writing about nature in Los Angeles, the city she adopted as her...
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Boom. 2014; 4360–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.60
Published: 01 September 2014
... this the many other National Park Service lands, such as the Santa Monica National Recreation Area and the Point Reyes National Seashore, and there is a total of 7,599,139 acres of national park lands in California. In total, the federal government controls 44,087,309 acres of Cali- fornia, a...
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Boom. 2014; 4220–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.20
Published: 01 June 2014
... disabled son for over thirty years. City Hall is now pressuring for a new state law that will prevent speculators from buying up apartment build- ings, kicking out tenants, and flipping the units for sale. But commercial rents are totally vulnerable to free market forces there is no rent control for such...
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Boom. 2014; 4294–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.94
Published: 01 June 2014
... Mission District, the campaign to save the International Hotel, the fight against “Manhattanization” of San Francisco through high rises downtown, the rise of community-based nonprofit housing developers alongside the establishment of rent control, and the contentious battles over space during the dot-com...
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Boom. 2014; 4186–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.86
Published: 01 March 2014
... had been deliberately destroyed by Indians as an expression of antipathy toward US territorial claims. Others had been dismantled for use as building materials. Also to blame were ranchers and miners who destroyed or moved markers in order to gain control over nearby land, water, or mineral resources...