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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 88–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
...David Butow “Latino urbanism” describes the myriad ways that immigrants from Latin America are remaking American cities to feel more like the places from which they came. It describes a culture in many ways the opposite of the “intensely private” city Leon Whiteson described, with an emphasis much...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Mexicans fleeing the Mexican Revolution of the 1910s and Puerto Ricans transitioning from jobs on Hawaiian plantations during the 1920s.8 After World War II, increasing rents in North Beach and urban development pushed Latinos to the South of Market Street Area (SoMA) and the Mission. The German, Irish...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... little benefit from architecture or the humanities. However, it is not clear that adding designers and humanists would have changed the tenor. Since that time, several turning points have caused new directions to seemmore plausible: the city s first Latino mayor was sworn into office in 2005, the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Press, 2016), 87. 4 Smith, 39. 5 Smith, 108. 6 Ibid. 7 httpwww.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-census-latinos- 20150708-story.html. 8 Thick mapping is a key method in the urban humanities in which mapping is given dimensionality through amultiplicity of datasets, historical perspectives...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-Euclidean perimeter. You criticized me for antidemocratic designs, but what is this And of course, it was clever integration of the elitist concert hall with space for local kids to play and homeless people to relax. It invited rather than excluded residents from the poor Latino neighborhoods like Witmer...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Wanda Coleman, as a response to the LA riots in 1992. I have long admired Sesshu s work, especially Atomik Aztex. While I grew up in African American/Japanese American neighborhoods in Central LA and the Westside, Sesshu grew up on the Eastside with the Mexican and Latino folks pressing up against the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... percentage of black Berkeleyans between 1970 and 2010, statistics show the percentage of city s population identifying as white also dropped since 1970, with the increasing presence of census categories of Asian, Hispanic, Latino, and those belonging to two or more races a trend mirrored across California.18...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-Latino Quarter, Little Tokyo, Koreatown, Chinatown, Little Italy, Little Armenia, The Far Eastside, Little Seoul, Little Arabia, and Little India. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Ethnic enclaves Historic Filipinotown The Byzantine-Latino Quarter Little Tokyo...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... professor of history at University of California, Riverside. Her current research focuses on the impact of mass death by epidemic disease on New World Christianity as well as Latino religious practices in Southern California. R U S S E L L J E U N G is professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Dead Celebration and Latino Religion in Santa Ana California is full of ghost towns. There are restless ghosts and discontented spirits that require repose. There are rituals that help them do so. There are those who died in our prisons or places like Manzanar. There are those who died far from...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Pentecostal seems vulnerable to the exodus of working-class Latino residents from the area. The Spanish-speaking Pentecostal church sits only a few blocks from vintage clothing stores and bars offering hand-crafted cocktails on Vermont Avenue, but it isn t going anywhere. Its three weekend services...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the love of Christ by empowering those whom I hosted. I could use my social capital to connect my neighbors to the resources and networks they needed to get ahead. Living in Oak Park Apartments with Cambodian refu- gees and undocumented Latinos transformed me in several ways. I was accustomed to...
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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 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Golash-Boza and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Latino Immigrant Men and the Deportation Crisis: A Gendered Racial Removal Program Latino Studies 11(3): 271 292. 2 Henri Lefebvre, The Production of Space (Oxford: Wiley- Blackwell). 3 Jeffrey Hou, Making and Supporting Community Gardens as Informal Urban...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 94–102.
Published: 01 June 2014
... homeowners, Catholic and Presbyterian-based social service organizations, Latino political groups and union locals, and radical left members of the Progressive Labor Party and Mission Tenants Union established the Mission Council on Redevelopment (MCOR).1 MCOR demanded veto power over any Redevelopment...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2014
...: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003); and Toma´s F. Summers Sandoval, Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community & Identity in San Francisco (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013). 17 Urban Strategies Council, Who Owns Your...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 76–86.
Published: 01 June 2014
... time sounded remarkably similar to what we are hearing today: the gap between rich and poor increased by 40 percent in the mid-1990s, the percentages of Latino and black residents in the city decreased, and as Paulina Borsook put it so eloquently in late 1990s slang, the result is a city whose unique...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 73–78.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Hall in 1849; indeed, it could be argued that California s identity began to take shape in downtown Monterey. It is home to extreme wealth, as manifested in the mansions of Pebble Beach, and to grinding poverty, experienced disproportionately by minorities in Salinas and the majority-Latino South...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Latinos played a major role in getting Governor Brown elected in 2010, and the reward finally came with the major education over- haul in this year s budget deal, which absolutely transforms the way schools are funded from the schools in richer areas getting more money to schools that have more high-needs...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 July 2013
... communities in LA. In his introduction to the book, Roberto Cantu´ situates Lo´pez-Calvo within a diverse field of socially minded new Latino criticism. Indeed, this work is on close speaking terms with the textured experience of LA life since the 1980s. The stories of fiction writers, urban theorists, and...