1-20 of 42 Search Results for

public-works-administration

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6480–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.80
Published: 01 December 2016
... alongside a community kitchen to feed those who were in the greatest need. Over the protests of sugar plan- tation owners and cattle ranchers worried that thirsty squat- ters would squander water needed for agribusiness, the Secretary of Public Works provided water pipes. The pipes were installed, and a...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6389–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.89
Published: 01 September 2016
...- vided an outlet for the social dynamics of the neighborhood, which all too often remain latent, with child-friendly spaces rare and working parents often keeping children at home. The event, not only a symbolic transformation of public space into library, also brought a moment of unity, peace, and...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
... operation of land markets, you ll usually end up producing the opposite result from what you intended. Over time, for instance, improvements in urban public space raise home values and tend to become amenity subsidies for wealthier people. In dynamic land markets and central locations, nonprofits can t...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6394–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.94
Published: 01 September 2016
... fields of study such as film, mapping, spatial and social ethnography, and public arts interventions helps enrich the description and under- standing of the urban (see for example the ideas of Banfill, Presner, and Zubiaurre in this issue of Boom). The second contribution can be described as the...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6236–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.36
Published: 01 June 2016
...-prison pipeline policing in public schools community resistance surveillance A Silverado High School corridor. Photograph by Jaden Padilla from the exhibition States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories miroslava cha´vez-garcia, mayela caro, marissa friedman, and sonia...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6222–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.22
Published: 01 June 2016
... one of the racially defined prison gangs that had come to dominate prisoner society and public order maintenance inside prisons since the removal of parole incentives and programs back in the early 1980s. Instead of being sent to the SHU for particular acts of violence, gang members were sent there...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6242–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.42
Published: 01 June 2016
... Jeffrey Beard changed his mind. Death row had become topical. For half a day, he opened death row to the media then closed it again. The impetus for the brief opening was California s public comment period on its latest execution protocol the step-by- step procedures prison officials would have to follow...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 6145–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.45
Published: 01 March 2016
... projects would be built regardless of public outcry. If freeways are inevitable, their report seems to suggest, they should at least be better designed. Landscape architect Lawrence Halprin was another coau- thor of the Highway Administration report, as well as his own book about freeways. He d been trying...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2016; 61130–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.130
Published: 01 March 2016
... 2016 Treasure Island Golden Gate International Exposition Into the Void Pacific Andrew Shanken climate change San Francisco Bay Treasure Island and the new bridges, looking west. COURTESY OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY, OAKLAND HISTORY ROOM. brock winstead Let There Be a Firmament in the Midst of...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2015; 5381–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.81
Published: 01 September 2015
... began to realize that all of us were the youngest leaders in the history of our respective publications. And I thought that that might not be a sign of a healthy industry. Soon I noticed other signs. I saw how advertisers can bend and warp content, and the process of creating it, when a publication...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2015; 5398–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.98
Published: 01 September 2015
... Congress that basic science was worth supporting for its own sake or at any rate without inquiring too closely about its connection with prac- tical results observed Don K. Price, an expert in public administration at Harvard University. Federal government spending on research and development had grown...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2015; 5228–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.28
Published: 01 June 2015
... Cornfield was not a public art project, partly because there wasn t an intermediary that made it happen. In a similar way, I can say that a lot of the work I do is not philanthropy because there s no nonprofits involved. There s no nonprofits that are involved with AgH20. So Silver and Water is not a normal...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2014; 4464–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.64
Published: 01 December 2014
... the Regents of the University of California 2014 New Deal infrastructure public works public health public education public art crowd sourcing Works Progress Administration Civilian Conservation Corps Public Works Administration Roosevelt neoliberalism austerity Keynesian economics...
Journal Articles
Published: 01 December 2014
... was born in Durango, Mexico and raised in the Central Valley. She has a Bachelor s degree in political science and a Master s in Public Administration from California State, Bakersfield. She is the editor for South Kern Sol, one of six youth-produced community media platforms run by New America Media...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2014; 4386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.86
Published: 01 September 2014
... of miles behind. Men and children come here too, but this is really a women s place. After all, men can congre- gate on street corners, by the driveway of an apartment build- ing, or at one of the larger public parks in the Westlake area; many of these women told me they feel they cannot comfort...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2014; 43103–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.103
Published: 01 September 2014
... benevolent bureaucratic management.3 Recently, at other sites, the park service has confronted challenges to its portrayals of the past, and this has led to public debates and new approaches.4 But these are excep- tions. In a century of honing its official history, the park service has elevated this tale of...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2014; 4351–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.51
Published: 01 September 2014
... railroads, throwing off sparks and cinders, contributed to large destructive fires the public eagerly sought to eliminate. By the late 1800s, the government started to get alarmed. Federal forest reserves were established in California in 1891. In 1905 the US Forest Service was created and Gifford Pinchot...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2014; 4154–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.54
Published: 01 March 2014
... our economic rivals in terms of the percentage of international students we have enrolled in our higher education institutions. At the same time, California s public higher education system has suffered dra- matic long-term cuts in public funding, creating unprecedented financial challenges and...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2014; 4186–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.86
Published: 01 March 2014
... levels. Many formal and informal interdependencies between the two countries cannot be undone by American belligerence. The caged fence outside Mexicali/Calexico is built on US soil to ensure ease of access and maintenance, but prevents access by the general public. ©2008 BY MICHAEL DEAR. BOOM | S PR...
Journal Articles
Boom. 2013; 3467–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.67
Published: 01 December 2013
... abandon their cars for other ways of getting around these green streets. In the Next 10.org study Unra- veling Ties to Petroleum UCLA-based lead author Juan Matute points out that public infrastructure has for decades rewarded the one-person-per-gas-fueled car lifestyle with hidden incentives...