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New book list - November 23, 2020 By date  |  By subject

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

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Culture & institutions

Texas vs. California : a history of their struggle for the future of America / Kenneth P. Miller.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]
306.20973 M615T 2020.
Received: 9/25/2020
Political culture--United States.
Right and left (Political science)--United States.
Polarization (Social sciences)--United States.
Comparative government.

Financial economics

Challenges for monetary policy : a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Aug. 22-24, 2019 / Richard A. Babson, editor.
[Kansas City, Missouri] : Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, [2019]
332.46 C352K 2019.
Received: 9/25/2020
Monetary policy--Congresses.
Banks and banking, Central--Congresses.

Other social problems & services

Essentials of Texas firearms law / authors, Massad Ayoob [and eight others].
Austin : State Bar of Texas, 2020.
363.33 ES74F 2020.
Received: 9/25/2020
Firearms--Law and legislation--Texas.

Public water policies : the ultimate weapons of social control / Charles R. Porter Jr.
Lanham, Maryland : Bernan Press, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2018]
363.61 P833P 2018.
Received: 11/16/2020
Water-supply--Government policy.
Water-supply--Social aspects.
Water rights--Social aspects.
Water security--Social aspects.
Social control.
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Specific fields of public administration

Texas politics today / Mark P. Jones, William Earl Maxwell, Ernest Crain ; with Morhea Lynn Davis, Christopher Wlezien, Elizabeth N. Flores..
Australia : Cengage Learning, [2017]
353.9764 M451 2017/18.
Received: 10/12/2020

Texas documents

Report and recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security.
Austin, TX : Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security, [2020]
L1836.86 IN8S.
Received: 9/25/2020
Veterans--Services for--Texas.
Mental health courts--Texas.
Drug courts--Texas.

Executive order GA-32 relating to the continued response to the COVID-19 disaster as Texas reopens.
Austin, Tex. : Office of the Governor, [2020]
G648.1 EX31 32.
Received: 10/8/2020
Emergency management--Texas.
Disaster relief--Texas.
Public health--Texas.
Epidemics--Prevention--Government policy--Texas.
Coronavirus infections.
COVID-19 (Disease)

Texas Commission on Jail Standards : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2020]
S1500.8 J199 2020.
Received: 11/6/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement : Sunset staff report.
Austin, TX : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2008]
S1500.8 L41 2020.
Received: 11/13/2020
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

The legislative process

Mason's manual of legislative procedure / National Conference of State Legislatures in cooperation with the American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries.
Denver, Colo. : National Conference of State Legislatures, c2020.
328.735 M381 2020.
Received: 11/16/2020
Parliamentary practice--Handbooks, manuals, etc.