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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 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Michael Storper Surf Sand and Stone Keith Heyer Meldahl Seeking Good Debate Michael Evans C.P. Snow boom staff The Boom List A short list of essential new science books for fall and winter reading In Seeing Like a Rover: How Robots, Teams, and Images Craft Knowledge ofMars, Janet Vertesi, a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and his 40 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM fellow sangha members started meeting in their current location in a yoga studio, Kauffman drove every Saturday morning across LA from his home in the Atwater Village area to meditate with a sangha in Culver City. Having to schlepp across LA might seem like as good...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... specializing in large churches, show that over the past decade megachurches have grown and remained financially stable even as smaller churches shrink and struggle to make their budgets.3 The trend toward consolidation has been good for mega- churches but not for Christianity as a whole. Megachurches have...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 March 2015
... out to change the nature of the debate and challenge policy makers to begin to address community, health, and environmental issues as part of their goods-movement policy agenda. The community groups were linked to an evolving envi- ronmental justice framework. Based in low income, BOOM | S PR I NG...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and management. There are many good candidates for such questions; I will conclude with just a few. How did the island s native people alter its ecosystems prior to European contact, and what are the consequences of those changes for contemporary ecology and management? Did the island fox begin as a...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2014
... above. This sensation only feeds the rising anger against the pervasiveness of corporate tech. What is to be done? There is no lone policy shift that will salve these corporate tech wounds. There are many good solutions under debate now; with continued pres- sure they may become law in the same way that...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 54–66.
Published: 01 December 2013
... adherents and promoters tend to view and present the concept as so common sense and unquestion- ably good as to be post-political5 This is an alluring prop- osition who doesn t want to sustain something, and who doesn t want their ideal future to be easily achieved? More- over, any argument against...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 May 2013
... place, the question of truth in wine has returned to center stage. Science writer Jaime Goode and winemaker Sam Harrope address this Climate change will finish the job. BOOM | S PR I NG 2013 67 question head-on in their new book, Authentic Wine (2012), seeking to clear up the vague definitions of...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
... you? If you immediately recognize those letters as an acronym for Wildland-urban Interface, odds are good you re a californian who does not live in one of our state s urban cores. If the term WuI conjures images of calfire and forest service firecrews fighting blazes in grasslands and forests, then...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 104–117.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 38. 23 For helpful studies of place and power, see tuan, Space and Place and tim Cresswell, Place: A Short Introduction (Wiley- blackwell, 2004). historian Jared Farmer has put the theories of both scholars to good use in his history of place making in Utah: On Zion s Mount: Mormons, Indians and the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Program and the Free Food Giveaways received a good deal of media attention and, while the legitimacy of the BPP was always contested, this community work drew a lot of support from the Black elite, the white liberal Left, and political leaders within the San Francisco Bay Area.1 However, over forty...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
... colonize and multiply. It would seem simple just to move the vulnerable animals, but translocation of tortoises from areas slated for development can do more harm than good because tortoises carry fatal communicable diseases, and because wild animals in general tend to fare poorly when moved to new...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 22–36.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... This gives producers who are still struggling to find their audience a unique opportunity to win over new viewers. We lined up outside Ballroom 20, with the primary goal of seeing the Game of Thrones panel, and sat through Burn Notice, Covert Affairs, and Psyche sessions. And it s a good thing we did...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 45–53.
Published: 01 November 2011
... about immigration, I would offer these. First, borders are difficult to maintain in the face of a strong desire to cross them. Second, keep people like John Sutter and his horse-rustling friends out of your country. They mean you no good. Third, the host government may seek to influence California s...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 31–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
... INDUSTRY, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. I was also compelled by the tenor and content of the im- migration debate that spring. Unlike today, the chances for immigration reform looked good. Senators John McCain and Edward Kennedy were collaborating on a bill that prom- ised...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 72–79.
Published: 01 August 2011
... difficult to imagine it ever being superseded. Street has devoted more than thirty years to the history and continued chronicling of farmworkers in California, and his long immersion in the subject shows in the astonishing level of historical detail and analytical good judgment he brings to this crown- ing...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 30–43.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Midwestern origin. There, they were able to forge an alli- ance with progressive reformers who viewed the suppres- sion of ungodly behavior as central to the project of good government reform.12 More directly, the best tool at the disposal of ministers and other folks concerned with un- godly behavior was...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 44–56.
Published: 01 August 2011
... their audi- ences as viable consumers. Stereotypic associations regarding race, class, and spending make it difficult to convince companies advertising things other than Happy Meals or aspirin that they should promote their goods to consumers of all colors. 26 Steve Carney, El Cucuy Radio - El Cucuy...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 13–29.
Published: 01 August 2011
... first time since PPIC, the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, asked the question, a majority of respondents 55 percent also said they distrust their fellow voters to make good decisions in ballot box policy making.25 More crucial (and ironic) is that the voters distrust stems in...