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

American speeches in English

Blackbirds singing : inspiring Black women's speeches from the Civil War to the twenty-first century / Janet Dewart Bell, PhD.
New York : The New Press, 2024.
815.008 B433 2024.
Received: 1/31/2024
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--African American authors.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--Women authors.
African American women--History--Sources.
African American women orators.
Noires amâericaines (CaQQLa)201-0077643--Histoire (CaQQLa)201-0379214--Sources. (CaQQLa)201-0379214
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies. bisacsh
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--African American authors fast (OCoLC)fst01921448
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--Women authors fast (OCoLC)fst01129333

Criminology

Mass supervision : probation, parole, and the illusion of safety and freedom / Vincent Schiraldi.
New York : The New Press, 2023.
364.63 SCH337M 2023.
Received: 2/9/2024
Probation.
Parole.
Probation (Droit) (CaQQLa)201-0024544
Libâeration conditionnelle. (CaQQLa)201-0025294
paroling. aat (CStmoGRI)aat300137612
Parole fast (OCoLC)fst01053858
Probation fast (OCoLC)fst01077777
Probation--United States. sears
Parole--United States. sears

Critical incident review: active shooter at Robb Elementary School.
Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2024.
364.152 J96C 2024.
Received: 1/19/2024
School shootings--Texas--Uvalde.
Mass shootings--Texas--Uvalde.
Children--Crimes against--Texas--Uvalde.
Police--Texas--Uvalde--Evaluation.
Police--Response time--Texas--Uvalde--Evaluation.
Schools--United States--Safety measures.
School violence--United States--Prevention.

Economics of land & energy

Liquid asset : how business and government can partner to solve the freshwater crisis / Barton H. Thompson, Jr.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2024]
333.9100973 T468 2024.
Received: 1/9/2024
Water-supply--United States--Management.
Water-supply--Government policy--United States.
Public-private sector cooperation--United States.
Eau (CaQQLa)201-0007151--Approvisionnement (CaQQLa)201-0007151--âEtats-Unis (CaQQLa)201-0407727--Gestion. (CaQQLa)201-0380063
Eau (CaQQLa)201-0007151--Approvisionnement (CaQQLa)201-0007151--Politique gouvernementale (CaQQLa)201-0377503--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Partenariat public-privâe (CaQQLa)201-0295233--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Public-private sector cooperation fast (OCoLC)fst01083445
Water-supply--Government policy fast (OCoLC)fst01172381
Water-supply--Management fast (OCoLC)fst01172390

International migration & colonization

Unsettling : the El Paso massacre, resurgent white nationalism, and the US-Mexico border / Gilberto Rosas.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023.
325.73 R789 2023.
Received: 1/5/2024
Emigration and immigration--Government policy.
Social justice--United States.
Justice sociale (CaQQLa)201-0019311--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Activism & Social Justice. bisacsh
Emigration and immigration--Government policy fast (OCoLC)fst00908700
Government policy fast (OCoLC)fst01353198
Social justice fast (OCoLC)fst01122603

Labor, social, education, cultural law

The crucible of desegregation : the uncertain search for educational equality / R. Shep Melnick.
Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 2023.
344.73 M527 2023.
Received: 1/19/2024
School integration--Law and legislation--United States.
Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States.
School integration--United States--History.
Education and state--United States.
Dâesâegrâegation en âeducation (CaQQLa)201-0094385--âEtats-Unis (CaQQLa)201-0094385--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
âEducation (CaQQLa)201-0010027--Politique gouvernementale (CaQQLa)201-0010027--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
LAW / General. bisacsh
Education and state fast (OCoLC)fst00902835
School integration fast (OCoLC)fst01107474
School integration--Law and legislation fast (OCoLC)fst01107481
Segregation in education--Law and legislation fast (OCoLC)fst01111224

Political science

Social justice fallacies / Thomas Sowell.
New York : Basic Books, 2023.
320.011 SO731S 2023.
Received: 1/26/2024
Libertarianism.
Social justice--United States.
Progressivism (United States politics)
Social justice.
Politics, Practical.
Justice sociale (CaQQLa)201-0019311--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Progressisme--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0023383
Justice sociale. (CaQQLa)201-0019311
Politique. (CaQQLa)201-0007798
Mâedecine--Histoire--21e siáecle. (CaQQLa)201-0437839
politics. aat (CStmoGRI)aat300055537
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General. bisacsh
Politics and government. fast
Progressivism (United States politics) fast
Social justice. fast
Justice sociale--âEtats-Unis. ram
Progressisme (politique amâericaine)--âEtats-Unis. ram
Social justice--United States. sears
Progressivism (United States politics) sears

Gradual : the case for incremental change in a radical age / Greg Berman and Aubrey Fox.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2023]
320.60973 B516 2023.
Received: 1/5/2024
Political planning--United States.
Public administration--United States--Decision making.
Government accountability--United States.
Policy sciences--United States.
Political culture--United States.
Politique publique (CaQQLa)201-0020706--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Obligation de rendre compte (Administration publique) (CaQQLa)000261998--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Sciences de la politique (CaQQLa)201-0007581--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Government accountability fast (OCoLC)fst01746414
Policy sciences fast (OCoLC)fst01068796
Political culture fast (OCoLC)fst01069263
Political planning fast (OCoLC)fst01069460
Public administration--Decision making fast (OCoLC)fst01081996

Private law

Empty fields, empty promises : a state-by-state guide to understanding and transforming the right to farm / Loka Ashwood, Aimee Imlay, Lindsay Kuehn, Allen Franco, and Danielle Diamond.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2023]
346.7304 AS831 2023.
Received: 1/5/2024
Land use, Rural--Law and legislation--United States--States.
Land use, Rural--Environmental aspects--United States--States.
Farm law--United States--States.
Factory farms--United States--States.
Nuisances--United States--States.
Rural landowners--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States--States.
Utilisation agricole du sol (CaQQLa)201-0000512--Aspect de l'environnement (CaQQLa)201-0374355--âEtats-Unis (CaQQLa)201-0381097--âEtats. (CaQQLa)201-0381097
Nuisances privâees (CaQQLa)201-0035572--âEtats-Unis (CaQQLa)201-0381097--âEtats. (CaQQLa)201-0381097
Farm law--U.S. states fast (OCoLC)fst00921050
Land use, Rural--Law and legislation--U.S. states fast (OCoLC)fst00991607

Public policy issues in education

The school voucher illusion : exposing the pretense of equity / edited by Kevin Welner, Gary Orfield, Luis A. Huerta.
New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2023]
379.1 W457 2023.
Received: 1/9/2024
Educational vouchers--United States--History.
Educational vouchers--Law and legislation--United States.
Education and state--United States.
Educational equalization--United States.
Bons scolaires (CaQQLa)201-0068745--âEtats-Unis (CaQQLa)201-0407727--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
âEducation (CaQQLa)201-0010027--Politique gouvernementale (CaQQLa)201-0010027--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Dâemocratisation de l'enseignement (CaQQLa)201-0014742--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Education and state fast (OCoLC)fst00902835
Educational equalization fast (OCoLC)fst00903418
Educational vouchers fast (OCoLC)fst00903697
Educational vouchers--Law and legislation fast (OCoLC)fst00903699

Rhetoric & collections of literature

New guide for toastmasters and speakers / by Herbert Victor Prochnow.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Forgotten Books, [2018].
808.8 P941N 2018.
Received: 1/9/2024

Schools & activities; special education

Saving public education : setting teachers free to teach / Kent Grusendorf.
[Austin, Texas]: Texans for Real Efficiency and Equity in Education, 2020. Publication info: Ã2020
371.1 G892 2020.
Received: 1/12/2024
Teachers.
Educational Policy.
Education--United States.

Social groups

Why does everything have to be about race? : 25 arguments that won't go away / Keith Boykin.
New York : Bold Type Books, [2024]
305.800973 B791 2024.
Received: 1/31/2024
Race.
Racism--United States.
Racisme (CaQQLa)201-0001691--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Race. (CaQQLa)201-0016316
race (group of people) aat (CStmoGRI)aat300256475
Race fast (OCoLC)fst01086436
Racism fast (OCoLC)fst01086616

Wrong : how media, politics, and identity drive our appetite for misinformation / Dannagal Goldthwaite Young.
Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023.
305 Y68 2023.
Received: 1/5/2024
Group identity--United States.
Belonging (Social psychology)--United States.
Truthfulness and falsehood.
Error.
Identitâe collective (CaQQLa)201-0038687--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
Appartenance (Psychologie sociale) (CaQQLa)000284975--âEtats-Unis. (CaQQLa)201-0407727
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General. bisacsh
Belonging (Social psychology) fast (OCoLC)fst01764316
Error fast (OCoLC)fst00915026
Group identity fast (OCoLC)fst00948442
Truthfulness and falsehood fast (OCoLC)fst01158255

Social processes

The politics of language / David Beaver, Jason Stanley.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2023]
303.375 B386P 2023.
Received: 2/9/2024
Propaganda.
Language and languages--Political aspects.
Propagande. (CaQQLa)201-0038284
Langage et langues--Aspect politique. (CaQQLa)201-0013336
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General. bisacsh
Language and languages--Political aspects fast (OCoLC)fst00992197
Propaganda fast (OCoLC)fst01078957

South central United States

Two counties in crisis : measuring political change in Reconstruction Texas / Robert J. Dillard.
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, [2023]
976.4 D578 2023.
Received: 1/5/2024
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas--Harrison County.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas--Collin County.
Politics and government fast (OCoLC)fst01919741
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) fast (OCoLC)fst01754987

Texas Blood : Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands / Roger D. Hodge.
New York : Vintage Books, A Division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.
976.4 H688 2017.
Received: 1/9/2024
Families. fast (OCoLC)fst01728849
Travel. fast (OCoLC)fst01155558

The illustrated Alamo, 1836 : a photographic journey / Mark Lemon.
Abilene, Tex. : State House Press : Distributed by Texas A & M University Press Consortium, [2008]
976.403 L556IL 2008.
Received: 12/15/2023
Fortification--Texas--San Antonio--Pictorial works.
Spanish mission buildings--Texas--San Antonio--Pictorial works.
Architecture--Texas--San Antonio--Pictorial works.
Church architecture--Texas--San Antonio--Pictorial works.
Missions espagnoles (âEdifices) (CaQQLa)201-0123725--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470767--San Antonio (CaQQLa)201-0470767--Ouvrages illustrâes. (CaQQLa)201-0377738
Architecture chrâetienne (CaQQLa)000281483--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470767--San Antonio (CaQQLa)201-0470767--Ouvrages illustrâes. (CaQQLa)201-0377738
Architecture. fast (OCoLC)fst00813346
Buildings. fast (OCoLC)fst00840962
Church architecture. fast (OCoLC)fst00860550
Fortification. fast (OCoLC)fst00933024
Spanish mission buildings. fast (OCoLC)fst01128622

Tell-tale Texas : investigations in infamous history / E.R. Bills ; foreword by Robin Wells.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2023.
976.4 B599 2023.
Received: 12/18/2023
Scandals--Texas--History.
Scandales (CaQQLa)201-0062734--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0460855--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
Scandals fast (OCoLC)fst01106361

The Texas chronicles : the history of Texas from earliest times to the present day / written by Mark Skipworth ; created by Christopher Lloyd ; additional research by Julie Deegan.
[Greenbelt, Maryland] : What on Earth Books, 2019.
976.4 SK628 2019.
Received: 12/18/2023

Texas documents

A field guide to the taxes of Texas.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, [2022]
C2600.8 F453 2022.
Received: 1/29/2024
Revenue--Texas.
Taxation--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

Elegy on the death of Câesar Châavez / by Rudolfo Anaya ; illustrations by Gaspar Enriquez.
El Paso, Tex. : Cinco Puntos Press, Ã2000.
STATE ARTISTS.
Received: 1/31/2024
Mexican Americans--Juvenile poetry.
Labor leaders--Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers--Juvenile poetry.
Migrant agricultural laborers--Juvenile poetry.
Labor leaders--Poetry.
Mexican Americans--Poetry.
Migrant labor--Poetry.
American poetry.
Dirigeants syndicaux (CaQQLa)201-0202520--Poâesie pour la jeunesse. (CaQQLa)201-0376954
Travailleurs agricoles migrants amâericains d'origine mexicaine (CaQQLa)201-0289785--Poâesie pour la jeunesse. (CaQQLa)201-0376954
Travailleurs agricoles migrants (CaQQLa)201-0066810--Poâesie pour la jeunesse. (CaQQLa)201-0376954
Children's poetry, American. fast (OCoLC)fst00856347
Labor leaders. fast (OCoLC)fst00990029
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers. fast (OCoLC)fst01018993
Mexican Americans. fast (OCoLC)fst01019072
Migrant agricultural laborers. fast (OCoLC)fst01020686
Labor leaders--Juvenile poetry. sears

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the 80th Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2008.
L1400.9 SP31 V.1 2008.
Received: 2/1/2024
Special districts--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the 80th Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2008.
L1400.9 SP31 V.2 2008.
Received: 2/1/2024
Special districts--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the 80th Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2008.
L1400.9 SP31 V.3 2008.
Received: 2/1/2024
Special districts--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the 80th Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2008.
L1400.9 SP31 V.4 2008.
Received: 2/1/2024
Special districts--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the 80th Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2008.
L1400.9 SP31 V.5 2008.
Received: 2/1/2024
Special districts--Law and legislation--Texas.

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the 80th Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2008.
L1400.9 SP31 V.6 2008.
Received: 2/1/2024
Special districts--Law and legislation--Texas.

Michael Ray Charles : a retrospective / Cherise Smith.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
STATE ARTISTS.
Received: 1/5/2024
African American artists--Biography.
Artistes noirs amâericains (CaQQLa)201-0057137--Biographies. (CaQQLa)201-0378258
ART / American / African American. bisacsh
Art and Design. eflch
African American artists fast (OCoLC)fst00799017
Art and Design. ukslc

Revisor's report : a nonsubstantive revision of local laws relating to special districts / submitted to the 80th Legislature as part of the Texas Legislative Council's statutory revision program.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, 2008.
L1400.9 SP31 V.7 2008.
Received: 2/1/2024
Special districts--Law and legislation--Texas.

Fiscal year 2023 driver license services report : to the office of the governor, the Legislative Budget Board, members of the 88th Texas Legislature : in compliance with General Appropriations Act, 88th Leg., R.S., article v, Department of Public Safety, rider 29, driver license services reporting : respectfully submitted by the Texas Department of Public Safety December 1, 2023 / Department of Public Safety.
[Austin, TX], : The Department, [2023]
P3500.3 D782 2023.
Received: 2/8/2024
Drivers' licenses--Texas.

Texas Constitution : includes amendments through the November 7, 2023, constitutional amendment election / prepared by the Legal Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, [2024]
L1400.4 C766 2023.
Received: 2/8/2024
Constitutions--Texas.

K-12 Improvement, Innovation, and Mandate Relief Workgroup : final report.
Austin, TX : K-12 Improvement, Innovation, and Mandate Relief Workgroup, [2019]
L1803.8 ED24MR 2019.
Received: 2/9/2024
Education and state--Texas.
Education--Texas.
Educational law and legislation--Texas.
Education--Finance--Law and legislation--Texas.

A field guide to the taxes of Texas.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, [2024]
C2600.8 F453 2024.
Received: 2/9/2024
Revenue--Texas.
Taxation--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

Reflections made of memories.
[Place of publication not identified] : JCW Clayworks, 2019.
STATE ARTISTS.
Received: 1/17/2024
Ceramics--20th century--Catalogs.
Câeramique industrielle (CaQQLa)201-0018781--20e siáecle (CaQQLa)201-0373677--Catalogues. (CaQQLa)201-0378043
Ceramics fast (OCoLC)fst00851090

The Brackenridge Tract Task Force Report : October 12, 2007.
[Austin, TX] : [University of Texas], [2007]
Z US900 B797R 2007.
Received: 12/15/2023
Land use--Texas--Austin.
Utilisation du sol (CaQQLa)201-0019762--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470689--Austin. (CaQQLa)201-0470689
Endowments. fast (OCoLC)fst00909854
Finance. fast (OCoLC)fst00924349
Land use. fast (OCoLC)fst00991472

[Transcript of proceedings before] the Senate of the State of Texas sitting as a high court of impeachment : [in] the matter of Warren Kenneth Paxton, Jr.
Austin, TX : Stenographically Reported by Lorrie A. Schnoor, CSR, RDR, CRR, 2023
L1803.8 IM34P.
Received: 1/19/2024
Attorneys general--Texas--Discipline.
Trials (Impeachment)--Texas.
Impeachments--Texas.

The legislative process

Who rules the Texas house? : how constituent sovereignty has been usurped over time / Kent Grusendorf.
[Place not identified] : The Justice Foundation, [2024]. Publication info: Ã2024
328.1 G892 2024.
Received: 1/24/2024
Legislative bodies--Texas--Rules and practice.
Legislation--Texas.

Robert's rules of order newly revised / General Henry M. Robert, U.S. Army.
New York : Public Affairs, 2020.
328.1 R54R 2020.
Received: 1/5/2024
Parliamentary practice.
Social groups.
Group Processes (DNLM)D006126
Dynamique des groupes. (CaQQLa)201-0018523
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Etiquette. bisacsh
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Reference. bisacsh
LAW / Reference. bisacsh
REFERENCE / Personal & Practical Guides. bisacsh
Parliamentary practice fast (OCoLC)fst01053793

Robert's Rules of order, newly revised in brief : updated to accord with the twelfth edition of the complete manual / Henry M. Robert III, William J. Evans, Daniel H. Honemann, Thomas J. Balch, Daniel E. Seabold, Shmuel Gerber.
New York : PublicAffairs, [2020]
328.1 R54RB 2020.
Received: 1/5/2024
Parliamentary practice.
Parliamentary practice fast (OCoLC)fst01053793
Parliamentary practice. sears
Meetings. sears