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New book list - August 13, 2018 By date  |  By subject

Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Week of Monday, Aug 06 2018

Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 G298 2018
Received: 8/6/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Funeral Service Commission : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 F963 2018
Received: 8/6/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 AC27 2018
Received: 8/6/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Week of Monday, Jul 30 2018

Overcharged : why Americans pay too much for health care / Charles Silver, David A. Hyman ; foreword by Jeffrey S. Flier, MD, former Dean, Harvard Medical School.
Washington, D.C. : Cato Institute, [2018]
368.382 SI38O 2018
Received: 8/1/2018
Medical care, Cost of--United States.
Medical economics--United States.
Health care reform--United States.
Health care reform.
Medical care, Cost of.
Medical economics.

Texas disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival / Mike Cox.
Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, [2015]
976.4 C839T 2015
Received: 8/1/2018
Disasters--Texas--History--Anecdotes.
Disasters.

In plain sight : the Kaufman County prosecutor murders / Kathryn Casey.
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollingsPublishers, [2018]
364.152 C268I 2018
Received: 8/1/2018
Murder--Texas--Kaufman County--Case studies.
Public prosecutors--Texas--Kaufman County--Case studies.
TRUE CRIME / Murder / General.
TRUE CRIME / General.
Assassination.
Murder.
Public prosecutors.
True crime--Texas.

Week of Monday, Jul 23 2018

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2017
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2016
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2015
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2014
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2013
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2012
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2011
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2010
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

'Tis the season
[Austin, Tex. : Texas House of Representives]
L1801.7 T52 2009
Received: 7/26/2018
Holidays--Texas.

Election law : cases and materials / Daniel Hays Lowenstein, Richard L. Hasen, Daniel P. Tokaji.
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, Ã2012.
342.7307 L952E 2012
Received: 7/24/2018
Election law--United States--Cases.
Election law.
Wahlrecht gnd (DE-588)4064302-5 .block 342.7307 L952E 2012

The vanishing middle class : prejudice and power in a dual economy / Peter Temin.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
339.2 T24V 2017
Received: 7/24/2018
Income distribution--United States.
Middle class--United States--Economic conditions.
Minorities--United States--Economic conditions.
Equality--United States.
Economic history.
Economic policy.
Equality.
Income distribution.
Middle class--Economic conditions.
Minorities--Economic conditions.

Election law in a nutshell / Daniel P. Tokaji, Charles W. Ebersold and Florence Whitcomb, Ebersold Professor of Constitutional Law, the Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law.
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
342.7307 T573E 2017
Received: 7/24/2018
Election law--United States.
Election law--United States--Cases.
Election law.
Wahlrecht gnd (DE-588)4064302-5
Study aid.
86.54 constitutional law: other.

School Land Board, Veterans' Land Board : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 V641L 2018
Received: 7/23/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas State Library and Archives Commission : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2018]
S1500.8 L616 2018
Received: 7/23/2018
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Constitution : includes amendments through the November 7, 2017, constitutional amendment election / prepared by the Legal Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, [2018]
L1400.4 C766 2018
Received: 7/23/2018
Constitutions--Texas.

Week of Monday, Jul 09 2018

Between hope and fear : a history of vaccines and human immunity / Michael Kinch.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
614.47 K574B 2018
Received: 7/12/2018
Vaccination--History.
Vaccines--History.
Immunization--History.
Communicable diseases--Prevention--History.

A thirsty land : the making of an American water crisis / Seamus McGraw.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2018.
333.91009764 M178T 2018
Received: 7/12/2018
Water resources development--Texas.
Water resources development--Government policy--Texas.
Water resources development--Environmental aspects--Texas.
Water-supply--Social aspects--Texas.
Water-supply--Political aspects--Texas.
Water-supply--Texas--Management.
Water resources development.
Water resources development--Environmental aspects.
Water resources development--Government policy.
Water-supply--Management.
Water-supply--Political aspects.
Water-supply--Social aspects.
Water-supply.--Texas--Management.
Water resources development--Texas.

Insane : America's criminal treatment of mental illness / Alisa Roth.
New York : Basic Books, 2018.
364.38 R742IN 2018
Received: 7/12/2018
Mentally ill offenders--United States.
Mentally ill offenders--Services for--United States.
Mentally ill offenders--Civil rights--United States.
Prisoners--Mental health services--United States.
LAW / Criminal Law.
LAW / Mental Health.
MEDICAL / Mental Health.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy.
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
LAW / Mental Health.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy.
Mentally ill offenders.
Mentally ill offenders--Services for.
Prisoners--Mental health services.

Week of Monday, Jun 25 2018

Immunization : how vaccines became controversial / Stuart Blume.
London : Reaktion Books, 2017.
614.47 B625IM 2017
Received: 6/29/2018
Immunization--History.
Vaccination.
Anti-vaccination movement.
Anti-vaccination movement.
Immunization.
Vaccination.

Who will care for us? : long-term care and the long-term workforce / Paul Osterman.
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2017]
362.160973 OS7W 2017
Received: 6/29/2018
Older people--Care--United States.
Long-term care of the sick--United States.
Home health aides--United States.
Home care services--United States.
Caregivers--United States.
Caregivers.
Home care services.
Home health aides.
Long-term care of the sick.
Older people--Care.

Week of Monday, Jun 18 2018

Mary Austin Holley; the Texas diary, 1835-1838. Edited with an introd. by J.P. Bryan.
Austin, University of Texas, [Ã1965]
917.64 H724M 1965
Received: 6/18/2018
Travel.

The Grand Duke from Boys Ranch / Bill Sarpalius ; foreword by Bill Hobby.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018]
328.73 S71G 2018
Received: 6/18/2018
Legislators--United States--Biography.
Lithuanian Americans--Biography.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Legislative Branch.

51 imperfect solutions : states and the making of American constitutional law / Jeffrey S. Sutton.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
342.73 SU87IM 2018
Received: 6/18/2018
Constitutional law--United States--States.
Constitutional law--U.S.

Hate : why we should resist it with free speech, not censorship / Nadine Strossen.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
342.7308 ST89H 2018
Received: 6/18/2018
Hate speech--Law and legislation--United States.
Freedom of speech--United States.
LAW / Constitutional.
LAW / Government / General.
LAW / Discrimination.
Freedom of speech.
Hate speech--Law and legislation.
LAW / Constitutional.
LAW / Government / General.
LAW / Discrimination.

What every teen should know about Texas law / L. Jean Wallace, Christopher F. Cypert.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 6/18/2018
Law--Texas--Juvenile literature.
Teenagers--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Juvenile literature.
Law.
Teenagers--Legal status, laws, etc.