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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... fields and farms of the Central Valley provide the author a change to examine what is lost and gained when patters of migration and movement give rise to new opportunities that both challenge and affirm our vast and complex identities as Californians © 2016 by The Regents of the University of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... cities” mediated through travel, migration and the circulation of images, goods, and ideas. In more recent years, a transnational perspective has gained favor in urban studies, arising in response to criticism that comparative urbanism suffers from a static perception of the urban. Transnational...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Everything is here, and then some. This essay looks at California as an epicenter of religious expression and a global microcosm for hybrid religions, new religions, and experimental religious practices. The essay analyzes migration, the California/Mexico border, genders/sexualities, race/ethnicity...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 37–54.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to two specific guiding narratives are described. In the first, support for Proposition 13 was founded on explosive increases of house prices in the 1970s, along with assumptions of continued migration of newcomers willing to pay higher prices and the higher taxes needed to offset discounts for...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 37–45.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: colonization by the Spanish, the post-Gold Rush Anglo takeover, agriculture giving way to suburban development, the African American migration to Oakland, and contemporary gentrification. The author positions the current wave of gentrification and displacement in his neighborhood and city in the context of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 70–77.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Romeo Guzmán Reflecting on the stories behind a belt buckle that he inherited from his father, the author traces his father’s history and his family’s several migrations across the U.S.-Mexico border. The belt buckle depicts a bull and rider, and the article discusses the history of charrería and...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 9–16.
Published: 01 July 2013
... shadow of the Great Depression. The Pattersons were part of the larger, second wave of “Okies, Arkies, and Texies” who migrated during the 1940s. The Great Central Valley, at 15,000,000 acres about the size of Egypt, held the promise of at least seasonal work, even for unskilled laborers—especially at...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 88–92.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Alexander I. Olson; Guillermo Nericcio García This article uses California’s long history of migration to question efforts by local Tea Party activists to push for an anti-immigration law modeled after Arizona’s notorious S.B. 1070. Focusing on Mary Hunter Austin’s description of a multilingual...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Susan Straight Eating at Los Angeles’s iconic restaurant, The Proud Bird, and considering the city as a nexus of migration and a crucible of belonging. ©© 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 migration Los Angeles memory kinship race boom | FA L L 2 011 1 Boom: A...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., becoming Californian was to see this place, finally, as my native land For the two million or more Californians who, in the past two decades, have migrated to greater Californiawhich is now located in Texas, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada becoming Californian meant finding some measure of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
...? Starr: I frequently use the phrase a better life for ordinary people That, I think, sums up the top three values motivating migration to California: life, the improvement of life, the ability of ordinary people to achieve such improvement for themselves. That is the theme of most of my volumes, or at...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... MacAdams staged readings from the middle of the LA River in the last decades of the twentieth century, the public s historical perception of the river migrated from a concrete site of danger and water- borne pollution risk, toward a place for human creativity and wildlife habitat even though not a single...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Brazilian family, and it was evident that LA had become what theorists had predicted: a majority hispanic city. It was that city, created by migrating Photograph of Karen Tei Yamashita by Mary Uyematsu Kao. BOOM | F A L L 20 16 19 populations of people, their cultures and history, that fasci- nated me...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... roommate groups that migrate from cheap apartments to the street and back again. At this green lump on San Francisco Bay, the central narratives the Bay Area likes to tell about itself collide, and the histories of its environmental, social, and creative cul- tures converge. The Bay Area thinks of itself...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 92–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
... African-Americans Central Valley migration Oklahoma, Arkansas Texas C O N T E S T E D G R O U N D matt black The Black Okies Lost history amid the tules O ne Sunday in 1996, about a year into my project photographing California sCentral Valley, I found myself lost on the dry bottom of Tulare Lake...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Development Project Coastal Flooding Study April 2009, httpsftreasureisland.org/ sites/sftreasureisland.org/files/migrated/ftp/devdocs/Tsunami, %20Seismic,%20SLR%20Detail-%20File%20110291%202%20 of%202.pdf. 2 Treasure Isle Goes to Navy San Francisco News, 17 April 1942, 3 A House That Many Architects Have...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of Social Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her research focuses on international migration, race, ethnicity, gender, and religion. G R E G S A R R I S is an author of essays, books, short stories, and plays. He is currently serving his twelfth term as chairman of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... transform the community. In my search to be a more faithful Christian witness in the Murder Dubs I ve reclaimed my own status as a Hakka. Sculptures by Sayon Syprasoeuth. BOOM | W I N T E R 2015 69 The Hakka were a landless Chinese underclass that migrated and settled wherever they could Hakka literally...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Once again they are fully present with us. The death of one reminds us of the vulnerability of all, of our fragility and finitude. This is compounded, in the case of the Day of the Dead, by generations of migration, dislocation, and up-rootedness and resettlement. Mexican culture happens in downtown...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 13–17.
Published: 01 October 2012
... reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website, http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 occupy movement social mobility race migration memory boom | s u mm...