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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... hijab immigrants Islam Islamic law justice law and society marriage misrepresentation mosque Muslim prayer Qur’an shari’a South Asian University of California veil mark fathi massoud and kathleen m. moore Rethinking Shari a Voices of Islam in California R eally Khadija, an elderly...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., including from the Spanish Embassy. Ana Cuartero, the embassy s commercial attache´, submit- ted written testimony to oppose the proposed standards, while appealing to noble goals and making a not-so-veiled threat: The grove at Rancho Olivos is planted around old oak trees. 60 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM As...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 27–34.
Published: 01 December 2013
... gender and race can be read as barely veiled references to every- day life in California. For sci-fi writers, teasing out the impli- cations of an era in which entire new civilizations could be conjured almost from nothing through astonishing feats of engineering and capital was a form of realism. They...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 12–26.
Published: 01 December 2013
... business and commercial district developed in 1963. It is the epitome of the anti-urban city, where heterogeneous crowds are unwelcome and spaces are designed to exclude and stratify. It forms a perfect backdrop for a story that is itself a thinly veiled allegory for fear of the shifting demographics of...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 76–81.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Johnny s 2003 compendium, Unearthed, five CDs of outtakes from The American Recordings. Jade s musical taste runs to punk, hip-hop, and some pretty campy pop, but she always liked Johnny, and we sat silently in the parked car sampling several songs, and in particular, Long Black Veil. First written...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 75–77.
Published: 03 March 2012
...- entific point of view, such statements amounted to nothing less than mysticism, veiling the cultural distinctions, mate- rial conditions, and political disagreements among actual users, designers and clients. It is clear from such exchanges that the immense quan- tity of interdisciplinary work produced at...