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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 98–103.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Anthony J. Williams Until December 2015, the University of California maintained $25 million of indirect investments in three major private prison corporations and almost no one knew. The UC is now the first U.S. public university system to sell its shares in private prisons, however it was...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 72–79.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Michael Ziser This is a review essay covering three recent books related to representations of farm labor in California: Richard Steven Street, Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850–2000 (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008); Jan Goggans, California on...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 25–42.
Published: 01 May 2011
... needs in the state, let alone affording opportunities for socioeconomic mobility that once characterized California. California needs a “re-imagined” network of colleges and universities and a plan for “Smart Growth.” © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California. 2011 boom | S U M M E R 2...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... This article presents short interviews with ten professors in the University of California system and the University of Southern California about the future of California. The topics discussed are: the university, politics, the prison system, transportation, nature, Hollywood, wine, family and the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 88–91.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Michael Ziser This is a review essay covering three recent books related to Native Californian agroecological practices: M. Kat Anderson, Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California’s Natural Resources (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005); Ira Jacknis...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Walter Hood; Shannon Jackson From their origins, the University of California, Berkeley and The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) were established in different geographical, cultural, and political contexts. In a course sponsored by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative, artist, designer and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... designed by William Pereira in relation with other buildings and sculptures to show that a type of religious geoglyph is inscribed into a coastal ridge in Southern California. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Alexis Smith Robert Irwin Snake Path Geisel Library UC San...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jonathan Banfill; Angélica Becerra; Jeannette Mundy What role should California’s public universities play in addressing borders—transnational, as well as those among and within cities? This essay highlights the need to develop tools that will enable alternative way to produce knowledge—one that...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Greg Niemeyer With Brittney Silva’s tragic May 2014 death fresh in everyone’s memory, the city of San Leandro began collaboration efforts between them and University of California, Berkeley to do something to make the city safer for pedestrians. A course was developed at UC Berkeley called Sensing...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Noam Shoked In 2014, architecture Professor Margaret Crawford and Associate Professor of Art Practice Anne Walsh taught the first University of California, Berkeley, Global Urban Humanities Initiative research studio course, called “No Cruising: Mobility and Identity in Los Angeles.” What occurred...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 46–50.
Published: 01 September 2014
...William Bauer This essay follows the history of hunting Indians in California to the hunting of Ishi—the “last wild Indian in North America”—by anthropologists from the University of California through to the present-day hunt for Ishi’s legacy and his physical remains. William Bauer explores why...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 99–107.
Published: 01 October 2012
... marches in 1965, an escalation of anti-war protests in 1966, and, in January of 1967, the dramatic firing of UC President Clark Kerr by Governor Ronald Regan at a meeting of the Board Regents. The following year the University of California would celebrate its hundredth year, and to celebrate this, the UC...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 26–30.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Louis Warren; Spring Warren Ricardo Dominguez, Professor of New Media , Performance Art, and a Principal Investigator at CALIT2 at the University of California, San Diego, specializes in electronic civil disobedience as an art form. In January, 2010, he was placed under university investigation for...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... individual Mulsim responses to that question appear in this article. Research is based on two years of fieldwork and more than 100 semi-structured interviews conducted by a University of California-based research team. Themes of daily guidance, family, social justice, equality and inequality, Islamic living...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Depression. Based at the University of California Berkeley Department of Geography, the project has both preservation and public policy components, demonstrating the many immediate and long-term benefits of Roosevelt’s stimulus programs in contrast to the damage wrought by neoliberal austerity. © 2014 by...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Louis S. Warren How students and their supporters should respond to the collapse of state funding for public higher education in California, especially at the University of California. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Peter S. Alagona This essay looks at the history of Santa Cruz Island and preservation and conservation efforts there through the work of the National Park Service, the Nature Conservancy, and the University of California Natural Reserve System. Alagona argues that these efforts are sometimes...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 54–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
...John Aubrey Douglass; Richard Edelstein; Cecile Hoareau This article argues that California colleges and universities should make a concerted effort to work together to attract more foreign students by forming education hubs. The authors argue that such “EdHubs” can relieve the intense pressure on...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Artist Project (TAP) implements arts instruction to help improve children’s literacy and social-emotional development. Through a collaboration of the San Diego Unified School District and the University of California, Irvine, the results are a powerful indication that effective targeted assistance can...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 CON T R I B U T O R S A L E X E S P I N O Z A is a novelist known for works such as Still Water Saints. A professor at California State University, Los Angeles, as well as the director of their MFA Program in Creative Writing and...