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Boom. 2014; 4198–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.98
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ronald Rael; Virginia San Fratello Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello have created snow globes depicting eight fanciful uses for the border wall between the United States and Mexico. They call their snow globes recuerdos , Spanish for souvenirs, a term that defines both the trinkets one might...
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Boom. 2012; 2379–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.79
Published: 01 October 2012
... deported under the Criminal Alien Program (CAP) and the Secure Communities Program (SCP). Though citizens, these children lead a tenuous existence. In the event they are suddenly separated from each other, first within this country and then across the US-Mexico border, they must be prepared to deal with...
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Boom. 2016; 63120–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.120
Published: 01 September 2016
... A L L 20 16 125 knowledge, creativity, and imagination be brought back to Los Angeles? In the winter, we focused on the theme of borders and transgressions, where the US-Mexico border was not just understood in its embodied, physical, and geographic man- ifestation, but also as a symbolic, economic...
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Boom. 2016; 63100–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.100
Published: 01 September 2016
... by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Los Angeles Mexico City building bridges practical learning cities walls jonathan banfill, ange´lica becerra, and jeannette mundy Learning the City Developing new networks of understanding In 2016, the borders that divide cities in...
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Boom. 2016; 6332–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.32
Published: 01 September 2016
... national borders. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 students Ayotzinapa Mexico murder Los Angeles memorials art anti-memorialization Consuelo Flores s altar created for Self Help Graphics exhibition The 43: From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson maricela becerra, lucy...
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Boom. 2016; 6394–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.94
Published: 01 September 2016
... Here Nor There Engaging Mexico City and Los Angeles Much of urban history research has sought to pair or categorize cities on the basis of complementarity of existing source material. But these categorizations should be disrupted by a creative use of sources, and increasing inclination to fuse...
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Boom. 2016; 6325–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.25
Published: 01 September 2016
... moving between Mexico and Los Angeles, just like its eponymous orange, which a character named Arcangel brings across the border (and, along with it, the Tropic of Cancer). It straddles magic realism and speculative fiction, suspending our disbelief about any num- ber of perfectly plausible alternative...
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Boom. 2016; 61126–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.126
Published: 01 March 2016
... served by taxis and Uber, and a duty-free store. A sports bar is due to open in late 2016 or early 2017. In other words, Cross Border Xpress is a lot like other US airports, except the runway is in Mexico. San Diego officials have been looking to expand the city s airport capacity for years. The bridge...
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Boom. 2016; 61116–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.116
Published: 01 March 2016
... fields of the vast valley bordering Mexico south of the Salton Sea. In his twenties, Montes crisscrossed the valley when he worked as a farm equipment repair technician. Though possessed by a desire to photograph the Imperial Valley since he first learned to use a camera, Montes hadn t acted on that...
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Boom. 2015; 5420–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.20
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. 2015; 52112–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.112
Published: 01 June 2015
... mother would drop us off at the edge of the river to play inconceivable now, but the beginning of my lifelong devotion. I forced everyone to find acorns, to pack them for drying and later grinding and leeching into a bitter mush; to poke into fox dens; to look for wild grapevines and yellow monkeyflower...
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Boom. 2015; 5188–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.88
Published: 01 March 2015
.... While those groups have integrated into their respective countries, integration came after centuries of segregation, exclusion, and even mass killings let s not forget that the US Border Patrol was established to guard against the Chinese trying to migrate into the United States, fleeing pogroms in...
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Boom. 2015; 5171–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.71
Published: 01 March 2015
... slower rate of population growth than Los Angeles. Moreover, turmoil from the initial stages of the Mexican Revolution BOOM | S PR I NG 2015 73 threatened to spill over the border, making city and state leaders nervous, and potential tourists wary. Letting the bid drop would have been understandable. But...
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Boom. 2015; 514–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.4
Published: 01 March 2015
... literally emerged from the Pacific, geologically speaking, and has been formed and reformed by Pacific migrations, commerce, mil- itary action, and culture. A look back at that history in this centenary year may help cut through the fog, allow us to better understand our present uncertainties, and, perhaps...
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Boom. 2014; 441–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.1
Published: 01 December 2014
... twenty-five years, making this anniversary particu- larly poignant. Ignore the tourists and celebrate instead the passing of one generation to the next, and all the strange and serendipitous ways the border between city and nature blurs all around us. Survey mid-twentieth century Mexican art at the...
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Boom. 2014; 4437–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.37
Published: 01 December 2014
... work in a flying jet car or playing the harp. The messy pop of the housing bubble changed all that. As sources of easy money shriveled and foreclosures swelled, home prices dropped precipitously. We came out okay; our jobs were stable. The crash that is, the collective misery of those around us gave us...
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Boom. 2014; 4386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.86
Published: 01 September 2014
...Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo This article tells the story of a central Los Angeles community garden and the women, who came primarily from Southern Mexico and Central America, who had plots there. The garden fostered an informal support network for the women and families who used it, and a place to...
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Boom. 2014; 4186–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.86
Published: 01 March 2014
... California The border that divides brings us together T he United States Mexico borderlands are among the most misunderstoodplaces on Earth. The communities along the line are far distant from thecenters of political power in the nations capitals. They are staunchly indepen- dent and composed of many...
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Boom. 2014; 4170–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.70
Published: 01 March 2014
... quintessentially migrant, Mexican, and Californian story. Let us start at the beginning: before the BOOM | S PR I NG 2014 71 United States Mexico border was erected, before the rise of the US and Mexican nation-states. Rodeo s roots go back to the Spanish conquest. Scholars aptly describe the conquest as an...
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Boom. 2014; 4162–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.62
Published: 01 March 2014
... Oaxaca and fetched Linda. We crossed the border, which was super easy she said. Her uncle told It s not my dream in life to become a US citizen BOOM | S PR I NG 2014 65 customs officials, She s my niece, and we just are going to visit and going back to LA. They didn t talk to me. I remem- ber...