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Boom. 2016; 6257–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.57
Published: 01 June 2016
... without parole for juveniles is unconstitutional, and California has enacted legislation that allows most of those sentenced to life as juveniles to petition for a new sentencing hearing. The hope generated by these efforts, giving a second chance to those who committed serious crimes at a young age, is...
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Boom. 2016; 6294–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.94
Published: 01 June 2016
... percent. It’s increasingly clear that our criminal justice system, predicated on an outdated “lock ‘em up and throw away the key” mentality has failed. But the passage of Proposition 47 in 2014 is helping move the state into a new era of criminal justice, with an emphasis on prevention and second chances...
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Boom. 2016; 6470–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.70
Published: 01 December 2016
... multiple events in the metropolitan areas to reach differ- ent audiences. This second goal is easier since so many invitations come from urban areas. The key is to focus on invitations that reach different communities. Boom: Why is poetry significant, and why does it matter in today s society? Gioia...
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Boom. 2016; 6452–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.52
Published: 01 December 2016
... instrument and a political weapon22 Four separate devel- opments combined to push Thompson beyond traditional journalism. The first was his experience in Chicago while covering the 1968 Democratic National Convention, which transformed his understanding of American politics and stoked his outrage. The second...
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Boom. 2016; 634–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.4
Published: 01 September 2016
... what is left out in the process of textualization that is, all the physical, material, social, and geographical factors that happen together in real time and in real space, even if they are recorded textually in ways that can be retrieved post hoc. And second, going global and urban introduced to the...
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Boom. 2016; 63110–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110
Published: 01 September 2016
... certain spot, you can see into other busi- nesses, you can see into a second floor of another building where people can see you. It s this beautiful little section of the city where the architecture and the sociology are intersecting, and you see all of these beautiful relationships. Jackson: So the...
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Boom. 2016; 6242–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.42
Published: 01 June 2016
... of limitations on second chances to get it right. Douglas Stankewitz, condemned thirty-seven years ago, longer than anyone else on death row, is now awaiting a new trial in Fresno. Some men have been reconvicted three times. Others win on appeal and are converted to life prisoners. By that change in...
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Boom. 2016; 6134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.34
Published: 01 March 2016
...- pletely different. First LA and Second LA are both driven by huge growth. And the Third LA is really a kind of post-growth city. Population and immigration have both slowed really dramatically in Los Angeles. Manufacturing is a shell of what it once was. So, in some ways, we have the first chance since...
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Boom. 2015; 54104–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.104
Published: 01 December 2015
... States, Zaytuna believes they need to understand the country s history and founding principles. Religious study isn t enough at this college. Islam may be the world s second-largest religion, but in the United States, it is the subject of much misunderstanding and even hatred, and its adherents are often...
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Boom. 2015; 5464–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.64
Published: 01 December 2015
... the importance of educa- tion. Later, my roommates and I received a family literacy grant to teach English as a second language to parents. The rationale was that if students saw their parents mod- eling learning behaviors, the students would also succeed. We started separate boys and girls groups to...
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Boom. 2015; 5386–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.86
Published: 01 September 2015
... applicant pool looked like. I didn t know there were SAT prep courses people paid money to take. I had no clue that that stuff existed until I went to college Many kids in Porterville don t. When Quintero was accepted to Berkeley, her story made the local newspaper. She s only the second student she knows...
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Boom. 2015; 5398–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.98
Published: 01 September 2015
... would have to be almost a mile in length not exactly fitting into Rutherford s comfortably sized room. Then came the second part of Lawrence s brainstorm. He knew that a charged particle crossing through amagnetic field follows a curved path. So, apply a magnetic field, and you can bend your proton into...
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Boom. 2015; 5192–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.92
Published: 01 March 2015
... side, the blinking, buzzing, bursting world and on the other, the rectangular strangeness of the Ban Zone, the last refuge for all those who wanted a place to escape all the body hacking and the strange new intelligences of the machines. The baby s hand reached up and grabbed his chin for a second...
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Boom. 2014; 42103–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.103
Published: 01 June 2014
..., which has soared above its highest point Second Street and Mission Street by Leo vanMunching. BOOM | SUMMER 2014 107 since the first tech boom ended, and notes that Twitter is losing money: A price-to-earnings ratio? There is no E in the P/E. But its stock is trading at twenty-odd times the company s...
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Boom. 2014; 427–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.7
Published: 01 June 2014
... and the Victorian houses and the weather and the farmer s markets and things, and there are still a lot of wonderful people and institutions here. I had drinks with Paul Yamazaki at City Lights Books last week. City Lights is here for the long haul. The Sierra Club is still on Second Street, and it...
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Boom. 2013; 3485–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.85
Published: 01 December 2013
... use the language of shared humanity second chances dignityterms that remind people on the outside that people in custody are human beings. Are we going to see the emergence of that language in California? I don t know. But if in 2050 we look back on the current situation as a disaster that we...
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Boom. 2013; 3328–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.28
Published: 01 September 2013
... aqueduct, the water bursts through it, violent, unruly, its leading edge as angry as a storm-fed wave. In the foreground, we can see the pebbled bottom of the concrete channel, soon (in half a second) to be submerged. There s something so active, so aggressive, about this photo that it seems, almost, like...
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Boom. 2013; 3368–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.68
Published: 01 September 2013
... voters came to the polls, fewer than half those who had voted in the mayoral election the previous year. But those who came voted for the $1.5 million bond issue by a margin of fourteen to one. Before a second vote in 1907 to approve a $23 million bond the money needed to actually build the aqueduct...
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Boom. 2013; 329–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.9
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. 2013; 3156–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.56
Published: 01 May 2013
... rather than individualistic or authoritarian. A division of labor devel- oped naturally and was nonhierarchical, with one person leading first, then a second and a third, each feeling The Arcata Marsh was located across the road from the local airport. This wooden airplane was constructed by students...