by Alumni: Political science and law
Beem, AM'92, PhD'94, The Necessity of Politics:
Reclaiming American Public Life (University of Chicago Press).
Responding to the public attention surrounding the concept of
civil society, Beem argues that American public life cannot be
renewed through civil society alone. Instead, he asserts that
society also needs politics and government to articulate shared
values and ideals.
F. Langrock, AB'58, JD'60,
Beyond the Courthouse (Paul S. Eriksson). In this sequel
to Addison County Justice, Langrock's stories draw on cases from
his Vermont law career, with crimes involving everyone from drug
dealers and murderers to horse traders and apple pickers.