You can find some of Joel Westheimer's academic work on and ResearchGate

You can also purchase one of his books: What Kind of Citizen?, Pledging Allegiance, Among Schoolteachers


Selected Works

Rogers, J., & Westheimer, J. (2017). Teaching about economic inequality in a diverse democracy: Politics, ideology, and difference. Cover article in PS: Political Science & Politics, 50(4), 1049–1055. 

Kahne, J. & Westheimer, J. (2006). The limits of efficacy: Educating citizens for a democratic society. Cover article in PS: Political Science and Politics, 39(2), 289-296.

Westheimer, J. (2004). Introduction: The politics of civic education. Cover article in PS: Political Science and Politics, 37(2), 231-235.

Westheimer, J., & Kahne, J. (2004). What kind of citizen? The politics of educating for democracy. Lead article in the American Educational Research Journal, 41(2), 237–269.

Westheimer, J. (2002). Tenure Denied: Anti-Intellectualism and Anti-Unionism in the Academy. Social Text 73. 20(4), 47-64.

Kahne, J., & Westheimer, J. (1996). In the service of what? The politics of service learning. Cover article in Phi Delta Kappan, 77(9), 592–99.