Recommended Titles and Treatises
To help provide access to the Texas State Law Library's legal resources, the reference librarians have selected the most noteworthy titles in our collection and arranged them here by subject. The titles listed for each subject feature a brief summary written by a reference librarian, and each subject's titles are divided into those that are specific to Texas law and those that aren't.
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From sprawl to sustainability: smart growth, new urbanism, green development, and renewable energy
368 pages. Updated by new edition.
A great resource for city planners, land use lawyers, and other public officials, this title is divided into four parts: sprawl and the need for sustainable growth policies (looking at the problems brought on by sprawl, the need for good policies, and The Ramapo Plan); state and regional sustainability solutions (with specifics on California, Hawaii, New Jersey, Florida, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Portland, Seattle, San Diego, and other locations); new urbanism and green development (form-based codes, LEED, green building benefits, and renewable energy); and geographical and locational tier solutions (working within already urbanized areas, city-county urbanizing, and agricultural/rural areas). Also includes a list of relevant cases and a bibliography.