New and Featured Titles

Westview’s forthcoming season includes timely, well-written and researched books, developed specifically for your course needs. Significant revisions of classic classroom staples complete Westview’s exciting list of new publications.

Inequality in America: Race, Poverty, and Fulfilling Democracy's Promise

Stephen M. Caliendo

Second Edition • July 18, 2017 • 300 pages

Print: $33.00 USD/$42.99 CAD • Ebook: $19.99 USD/$24.99 CAD

Comprehensive and accessible overview of race, class, and gender-based inequality in America through a primarily political science and policy lens

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Theories of the Policy Process

Edited by Christopher M. Weible and Paul A. Sabatier

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 416 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$60.99 CAD • Ebook: $28.99 USD/$36.99 CAD

A comprehensive primer to the major contemporary theoretical frameworks used in policy process research written by leading public policy scholars.

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International Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Global Issues

Sheldon Anderson, Mark Allen Peterson, and Stanley W. Toops

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 512 pages

Print: $54.00 USD/$69.99 CAD • Ebook: $35.99 USD/$45.99 CAD

This groundbreaking text provides an interdisciplinary approach to learning about the global issues and regions important in today’s networked world.

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International Human Rights

Jack Donnelly and Daniel J. Whelan

Fifth Edition • July 18, 2017 • 288 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$51.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$32.99 CAD

Both a text that examines the rise of international human rights policy in the post-World War II era as well as one that offers original and current contributions to the key debates in the field; the definitive resource for students in international relations and international law.

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Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction

Rosemarie Tong and Tina Fernandes Botts

Fifth Edition • July 18, 2017 • 432 pages

Print: $49.00 USD/$63.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$37.99 CAD

Feminist Thought offers a clear, comprehensive, and incisive introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory.

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Russia: A Historical Introduction from Kievan Rus’ to the Present

John M. Thompson and Christopher J. Ward

Eighth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 416 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$64.99 CAD • Ebook: $34.99 USD/$44.99 CAD

This balanced and succinct presentation of Russian history covers the entire expanse of Russian history from Kievan Rus’ to the present day.

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"Can We All Get Along?": Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics

Paula D. McClain with Jessica D. Johnson Carew

Seventh Edition • July 18, 2017 • 400 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$54.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$32.99 CAD

A brief but comprehensive overview of the historical issues and current concerns of racial minorities in American politics

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Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

James Stanlaw, Nobuko Adachi, and Zdenek Salzmann

Seventh Edition • July 25, 2017 • 464 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$67.50 CAD • Ebook: $35.99 USD/$45.99 CAD

This introduction to linguistic anthropology includes basic concepts and methods, cognition, sociolinguistics, coverage of gender, race, and class, and an examination of communication in the digital age.

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Mistaking Africa: Curiosities and Inventions of the American Mind

Curtis Keim and Carolyn Somerville

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 256 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$49.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

This book explores the many misperceptions and stereotypes about Africa in the United States—with both historical and contemporary examples, from high culture and pop culture.

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Latin American Politics and Development

Edited by Harvey F. Kline, Christine J. Wade, and Howard J. Wiarda

Ninth Edition • July 18, 2017 • 528 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$71.50 CAD • Ebook: $35.99 USD/$45.99 CAD

An authoritative, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to Latin American government and political development written by recognized experts in the field.

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