Investigate Boise Research Series
The Latest from the Investigate Boise Community Research Series:
Half the World: Refugees Transform the City of Trees (2017)
Nearly 1 out of every 100 people worldwide is a person displaced and seeking asylum, imperiled by persecution and war. Half the World takes measure of that staggering crisis in stories from a city transformed.
“Compelling. Anyone who wants to understand the people we label ‘refugees’ must read this book.”
– Jan Reeves, Director, Idaho Office for Refugees
“Magnificent. The stories inspire equal parts joy and heartbreak. They are essential reading, and are now as much a part of Idaho’s history as any other chronicle.”
– George Prentice, News Editor, The Boise Weekly
To access a copy of the books below in PDF form, visit the Boise State University ScholarWorks website.
The Other Idahoans: Forgotten Stories of the Boise Valley
River by Design: Essays on the Boise River
Local, Simple, Fresh: Sustainable Food in the Boise Valley
Becoming Basque: Ethnic Heritage on Boise’s Grove Street
Making Livable Places: Transportation, Preservation, and the Limits of Growth
Growing Closer: Density and Sprawl in the Boise Valley
Down and Out in Ada County: Coping with the Great Recession, 2008-2012