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image: Class Notes headlineStefan H. Krieger, AB'68; Richard K. Neumann Jr.; Kathleen McManus; and Steven D. Jamar, Essential Lawyering Skills: Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation, and Persuasive Fact Analysis (Aspen Law and Business). This text for law students in clinical and other skills courses introduces the analytic methods used by lawyers in client representation.

Oliver Lepsius, LLM'93, Steuerungsdiskussion, Systemtheorie und Parlamentarismuskritik (Mohr Siebeck). Lepsius argues that contemporary discussion of German administrative law is influenced by the systems theory, and he criticizes the theory's application in legal contexts.

George W. Liebmann, JD'63, Solving Problems without Large Government (Praeger Publishers). Liebmann discusses the potential role of government-assisted entities in providing effective and fair access to services. The proper use of small institutions, he argues, can foster greater economic equity and political power.

Arthur MacEwan, AB'63, Neo-Liberalism or Democracy? Economic Strategy, Markets, and Alternatives for the 21st Century (St. Martin's Press). MacEwan examines current economic thought, asking whether there is an alternative to the ideology of free trade and self-regulating markets and whether poor countries have the choice to pursue prosperity through means other than opening up to global forces.

Rachel M. McCleary, PhD'86, Dictating Democracy: Guatemala and the End of Violent Revolution (University Press of Florida). McCleary analyzes relations between the Guatemalan military and private sectors from 1982 to 1994, arguing that the country was returned to democratic rule in the mid-1990s because of an elite agreement following the coup against President Jorge Serrano Elias.

David Menefee-Libey, AM'82, PhD'89, The Triumph of Campaign-Centered Politics (Seven Bridges Press). Drawing on interviews and archival research, Menefee-Libey contends that campaign-centered politics is now the dominant force in American elections, with serious implications for representative democracy. He includes 1998 election data on campaign finance and other activities.

David R. Segal, AM'63, PhD'67;Charles C. Moskos; and John Allen Williams, editors, The Postmodern Military: Armed Forces after the Cold War (Oxford University Press). Military analysts from 12 countries describe the range of organizational responses by their respective militaries to the end of the Cold War in Europe. Issues include women's roles, treatment of homosexuals, public attitudes toward the military, and relations between the military and the media.

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