Books That Matter

Westview Press publishes outstanding undergraduate- and graduate-level textbooks that satisfy your course needs. Professors, browse our list of new titles and classroom classics by academic discipline and course name and discover the ideal books for you and your students. Westview Press books are available in print editions wherever books are sold, and our affordable ebook editions are available for purchase and as rentals from your students’ favorite online retailers.
Westview Press Classroom Classics
Recognizing Race and Ethnicity
The Modern History of Iraq
Feminist Thought
Language, Culture, and Society
Latin American Politics and Development
Mistaking Africa
International Human Rights
International Studies
Theories of the Policy Process
"Can We All Get Along?"
Cold War
Africa in World Politics
Women’s Movements in the Global Era
Women and Politics
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Academic Disciplines and Courses

  • African Studies
  • Art and Architecture
  • Education
  • European Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Science and Advanced Math

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About Westview Press

Westview Press was founded in 1975 in Boulder, Colorado, by notable publisher and intellectual Fred Praeger. Now forty years later, Westview Press continues to publish scholarly titles and high-quality undergraduate and graduate level textbooks in core social science disciplines. With books developed, written, and edited with the needs of serious nonfiction readers, professors, and students in mind, Westview Press honors its long history of publishing “books that matter.” Westview Press is an imprint of Perseus Books, a Hachette Book Group company and is located at 2465 Central Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301.

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