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New book list - September 19, 2022 By date  |  By subject

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

Week of Monday, Sep 12 2022

Cryptocurrencies and cryptoassets : regulatory and legal issues / Andrew Haynes and Peter Yeoh.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Informa Law from Routledge, 2020.
343.032 H424C 2020
Received: 9/13/2022
Cryptocurrencies--Law and legislation.
Blockchains (Databases)--Law and legislation.
Cryptocurrencies--Law and legislation. fast (OCoLC)fst02007322
Blockchains (Databases)--Law and legislation. fast (OCoLC)fst02003343

West Side rising : how San Antonio's 1921 flood devastated a city and sparked a Latino environmental justice movement / Char Miller, forward by Juliâan Castro.
San Antonio, Texas : Maverick Books / Trinity University Press, [2021]
363.34 M647W 2021
Received: 9/13/2022
Floods--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Human ecology--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Environmental justice--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Environmental policy--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Community activists--Texas--San Antonio--History.
Inondations (CaQQLa)201-0018873--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470767--San Antonio (CaQQLa)201-0470767--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
Justice environnementale (CaQQLa)201-0297852--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470767--San Antonio (CaQQLa)201-0470767--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
Environnement (CaQQLa)201-0022612--Politique gouvernementale (CaQQLa)201-0022612--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470767--San Antonio (CaQQLa)201-0470767--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
Community activists. fast (OCoLC)fst01745119
Environmental justice. fast (OCoLC)fst00913104
Environmental policy. fast (OCoLC)fst00913250
Floods. fast (OCoLC)fst00927573
Human ecology. fast (OCoLC)fst00962941

Junk science and the American criminal justice system / M. Chris Fabricant.
Brooklyn, New York : Akashic Books, [2022]
364.089 F126J 2022
Received: 9/13/2022
Pseudoscience--United States.
Forensic sciences--United States.
Racism in criminal justice administration--United States.
Judicial error--United States.
Judicial corruption--United States.
Parasciences--âEtats-Unis.
Criminalistique--âEtats-Unis.
Racisme dans l'administration de la justice pâenale.
Erreur judiciaire--âEtats-Unis.
Corruption judiciaire--âEtats-Unis.
TRUE CRIME / Forensics. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Capital Punishment. bisacsh
Forensic sciences. fast (OCoLC)fst00932011
Judicial corruption. fast (OCoLC)fst00984645
Judicial error. fast (OCoLC)fst00984666
Pseudoscience. fast (OCoLC)fst01080912
Racism in criminal justice administration. fast (OCoLC)fst02025479

Lone star suburbs : life on Texas metropolitan frontier / edited by Paul J. P. Sandul and M. Scott Sosebee.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2019]
307.764 SA194L 2019
Received: 9/13/2022
Metropolitan areas--Texas.
Cities and towns--Growth.
City planning--Environmental aspects--Texas.
Villes--Croissance. (CaQQLa)201-0000143
Cities and towns--Growth. fast (OCoLC)fst00861781
City planning--Environmental aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst00862209
Metropolitan areas. fast (OCoLC)fst01018849

Week of Monday, Sep 05 2022

Phyllis Frye and the fight for transgender rights / Michael G. Long and Shea Tuttle ; foreword by Shannon Minter.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2022]
306.76 L848P 2022
Received: 9/7/2022
Transgender women--Texas--Biography.
Women political activists--Texas--Biography.
Women judges--Texas--Houston--Biography.
Transgender people--Legal status, laws, etc.--History.
Law reform--United States--History.
Transgenres fâeminins (CaQQLa)000327920--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0460855--Biographies. (CaQQLa)201-0378258
Femmes activistes (CaQQLa)201-0198739--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0460855--Biographies. (CaQQLa)201-0378258
Femmes juges (CaQQLa)201-0102622--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Houston (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Biographies. (CaQQLa)201-0378258
Droit (CaQQLa)201-0090687--Râeforme (CaQQLa)201-0090687--âEtats-Unis (CaQQLa)201-0407727--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
Law reform. fast (OCoLC)fst00994081
Transgender people--Legal status, laws, etc. fast (OCoLC)fst01767928
Transgender women. fast (OCoLC)fst02003494
Women judges. fast (OCoLC)fst01178081
Women political activists. fast (OCoLC)fst01178374

Foster care in America : a reference handbook / Christina G. Villegas.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2022]
362.73 V732F 2022
Received: 9/6/2022
Foster home care--United States.
Foster children--United States--Social conditions.
Foster children--United States--Psychology.
Foster children--Psychology. fast (OCoLC)fst00933192
Foster home care. fast (OCoLC)fst00933198

The fishermen and the dragon : fear, greed, and a fight for justice on the Gulf Coast / Kirk Wallace Johnson.
[New York] : Viking, [2022]
322.4 J66F 2022
Received: 9/6/2022
Refugees--Texas--Social conditions--20th century.
Vietnamese--Crimes against--Texas--History--20th century.
Fisheries--Texas--History--20th century.
Râefugiâes (CaQQLa)201-0074298--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0460855--Conditions sociales (CaQQLa)201-0376402--20e siáecle. (CaQQLa)201-0376402
Vietnamiens (CaQQLa)201-0037389--Crimes contre (CaQQLa)000283857--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0460855--Histoire (CaQQLa)201-0378892--20e siáecle. (CaQQLa)201-0378892
Pãeches (CaQQLa)201-0011340--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0460855--Histoire (CaQQLa)201-0378892--20e siáecle. (CaQQLa)201-0378892
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General. bisacsh
Fisheries. fast (OCoLC)fst00926051
Refugees--Social conditions. fast (OCoLC)fst01092844

We've got to try : how the fight for voting rights makes everything else possible / Beto O'Rourke.
New York : Flatiron Books, [2022]
324.6 OR74W 2022
Received: 9/6/2022
Suffrage--Texas--History.
African American political activists--Texas--Biography.
Voter suppression--Texas--History.

Week of Monday, Aug 22 2022

More city than water : a Houston flood atlas / edited by Lacy M. Johnson and Cheryl Beckett.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2022.
303.485 J68M 2022
Received: 8/22/2022
Floods--Texas--Houston.
Floods--Social aspects--Texas--Houston.
Floods--Environmental aspects--Texas--Houston.
Floods--Political aspects--Texas--Houston.
Floods--Texas--Houston--History.
Floods--Texas--Houston--Maps.
Inondations (CaQQLa)201-0018873--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Houston. (CaQQLa)201-0470739
Inondations (CaQQLa)201-0018873--Aspect social (CaQQLa)201-0374080--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Houston. (CaQQLa)201-0470739
Inondations (CaQQLa)201-0018873--Aspect de l'environnement (CaQQLa)201-0374355--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Houston. (CaQQLa)201-0470739
Inondations (CaQQLa)201-0018873--Aspect politique (CaQQLa)201-0382521--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Houston. (CaQQLa)201-0470739
Inondations (CaQQLa)201-0018873--Texas (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Houston (CaQQLa)201-0470739--Histoire. (CaQQLa)201-0378888
Floods. fast (OCoLC)fst00927573
Floods--Environmental aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst00927579
Floods--Social aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst00927595

Formidable : American women and the fight for equality, 1920-2020 / Elisabeth Griffith.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2022.
305.420973 G853F 2022
Received: 8/22/2022
Women's rights--United States--History--20th century.
Women's rights--United States--History--21st century.
African American women--History--20th century.
African American women--History--21st century.
Equality--United States--History--20th century.
Equality--United States--History--21st century.
Women's rights. fast (OCoLC)fst01178818
African American women. fast (OCoLC)fst00799438
Equality. fast (OCoLC)fst00914456
History. fast (OCoLC)fst00958235

Week of Monday, Aug 15 2022

Dorothy the brave / Meghan P. Browne ; Illustrated by Brooke Smart.
New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2022.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 8/16/2022
Women air pilots--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945--Juvenile literature.
Women air pilots.
Air pilots.
Women--Biography.
World War, 1939-1945.
Femmes pilotes d'aâeronef (CaQQLa)201-0277971--âEtats-Unis (CaQQLa)201-0277971--Biographies (CaQQLa)201-0378258--Ouvrages pour la jeunesse. (CaQQLa)201-0377026
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 (CaQQLa)201-0056582--Ouvrages pour la jeunesse. (CaQQLa)201-0377026
Women air pilots. fast (OCoLC)fst01177058

Indelible Ann : the larger-than-life story of Governor Ann Richards / by Meghan P. Browne ; illustrated by Carlynn Whitt.
New York : Random House Studio, [2021]
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 8/16/2022
Governors--Texas--Biography--Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Political. bisacsh
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / State & Local. bisacsh
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government. bisacsh
Governors. fast (OCoLC)fst00945704

Week of Monday, Jul 18 2022

Texit : why and how Texas will leave the Union / Daniel Miller.
[Conroe], Texas : Defiance Press & Publishing, LLC, [2018]
976.4064 M647T 2018
Received: 7/21/2022
Separatist movements.
Secession--Texas.
Mouvements sâeparatistes. (CaQQLa)201-0116260
Sâecession (CaQQLa)201-0010128--Texas. (CaQQLa)201-0460855
Politics and government. fast (OCoLC)fst01919741
Secession. fast (OCoLC)fst01110536
Separatist movements. fast (OCoLC)fst01112753