Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
303 books in Political Science - Political Freedom & Security

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Political Science books by browsing the categories below.

Political Science:

Political Science:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
War on Terror, Inc.
War on Terror, Inc.
Written by Solomon Hughes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844671236
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

War on Terror, Inc.
Corporate Profiteering from the Politics of Fear
Written by Solomon Hughes


Format: Hardcover, 262 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2008
Price: $26.95

War has always made people rich: from high-tech weaponry to construction and catering, war is a commercial bonanza. But as Solomon Hughes shows in this wide-ranging chronicle, the many incarnations of the War on Terror have dramatically extended the role of private enterprise, bringing market forces and market thinking to bear... Read more >
Human Rights Watch World Report 2008
Human Rights Watch World Report 2008
Written by Human Rights Watch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227749
Our Price: $24.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Human Rights Watch World Report 2008

Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2008
Price: $24.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
Written by George Weigel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385523783
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
A Call to Action
Written by George Weigel


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $18.95

“History must be made to march in the direction of genuine human progress; world affairs have no intrinsic momentum that necessarily results in the victory of decency. Maintaining the morale necessary to achieving progress in history requires us to live our lives, today, against a moral horizon of responsibility that is... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Osama
Osama
Written by Jonathan Randal
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427168
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Osama
The Making of a Terrorist
Written by Jonathan Randal


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

How is it possible for one middle-aged Saudi millionaire to threaten the world's only superpower? This is the question at the center of Jonathan Randal's riveting, timely account of Osama bin Laden's life and role in the rise of terrorism in the Middle East. Randal traces the current sources of Osama's... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Power, Terror, Peace, and War
Power, Terror, Peace, and War
Written by Walter Russell Mead
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427311
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Power, Terror, Peace, and War
America's Grand Strategy in a World at Risk
Written by Walter Russell Mead


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

International affairs expert and award-winning author of Special Providence Walter Russell Mead here offers a remarkably clear-eyed account of American foreign policy and the challenges it faces post—September 11.Starting with what America represents to the world community, Mead argues that throughout its history it has been guided by a coherent set... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Ethical Realism
Ethical Realism
Written by Anatol Lieven and John Hulsman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277381
Our Price: $13.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Ethical Realism

Written by Anatol Lieven and John Hulsman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $13.95

America today faces a world more complicated than ever before, but our politicians have failed to envision a foreign policy that addresses our greatest threats. Ethical Realism shows how the United States can successfully combine genuine morality with tough and practical common sense. By outlining core principles and a set of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Shadow Warriors
Shadow Warriors
Written by Kenneth R. Timmerman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307407351
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Shadow Warriors
The Untold Story of Traitors, Saboteurs, and the Party of Surrender
Written by Kenneth R. Timmerman


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $11.99

“An alarming but necessary book that reads like a thriller. By raising uncomfortable questions, Ken Timmerman has performed a significant public service.”
–Michael Medved, nationally syndicated talk radio host

Some have called it the CIA’s greatest covert operation of all time.

It is an intelligence war conducted behind the scenes, aimed at confusing... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Curveball
Curveball
Written by Bob Drogin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367365
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Curveball
Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War
Written by Bob Drogin


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2007
Price: $12.99

Curveball answers the crucial question of the Iraq war: How and why was America’s intelligence so catastrophically wrong? In this dramatic and explosive book, award-winning Los Angeles Times reporter Bob Drogin delivers a narrative that takes us to Europe, the Middle East, and deep inside the CIA to find the truth–the...

Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download.
Curveball
Curveball
Written by Bob Drogin, Read by Erik Singer
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739358184
Our Price: $15.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Curveball
Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War
Written by Bob Drogin
Read by Erik Singer


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $15.00

Curveball answers the crucial question of the Iraq war: How and why was America’s intelligence so catastrophically wrong? In this dramatic and explosive book, award-winning Los Angeles Times reporter Bob Drogin delivers a narrative that takes us to Europe, the Middle East, and deep inside the CIA to find the truth–the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Occupation
The Occupation
Written by Patrick Cockburn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844671649
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Occupation
War and Resistance in Iraq
Written by Patrick Cockburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 229 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2007
Price: $16.95

In February 2003, Patrick Cockburn secretly crossed the Tigris river from Syria into Iraq just before the US/British invasion, and has covered the war ever since. In The Occupation, he provides a vivid and disturbing picture of a country in turmoil, and the dangers and privations endured by its people.

The Occupation... Read more >
Licensed to Kill
Licensed to Kill
Written by Robert Young Pelton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400097821
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Licensed to Kill
Hired Guns in the War on Terror
Written by Robert Young Pelton


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $15.00

Robert Young Pelton first became aware of the phenomenon of hired guns in the War on Terror when he met a covert team of contractors on the Afghanistan/Pakistan border in the fall of 2003. Pelton soon embarked on a globe-spanning odyssey to penetrate and understand this shadowy world, ultimately delivering stunning... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400030842
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Looming Tower
Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $16.95

UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD

National Book Award Finalist

A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year

A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Al Qaeda Reader
The Al Qaeda Reader
Edited by Raymond Ibrahim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767922623
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Al Qaeda Reader
The Essential Texts of Osama Bin Laden's Terrorist Organization
Edited by Raymond Ibrahim


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $16.99

What do our enemies believe?  What motivates their war against the West?  What is their vision of the ideal Islamic society?  Surprisingly, more than five years after 9/11, there is very little understanding of these questions. 

Despite our tendency to dismiss Islamic extremism as profoundly irrational, al-Qaeda is not without a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Al Qaeda Reader
The Al Qaeda Reader
Edited by Raymond Ibrahim
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385521420
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Al Qaeda Reader
The Essential Texts of Osama Bin Laden's Terrorist Organization
Edited by Raymond Ibrahim


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $13.99

The global war on terror is not just a military conflict but a war of ideas. Indeed it is in some respects primarily an ideological struggle.  Yet it is a war we cannot win without a broader understanding of al-Qaeda's goals and motives.

What do our enemies believe?  What motivates their... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Establishment of Religion Clause
The Establishment of Religion Clause
Edited by Alan Brownstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591025177
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Establishment of Religion Clause
The First Amendment: Its Constitutaional History and The Contemporary Debate
Edited by Alan Brownstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 382 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $19.99

Unlike many areas of constitutional law, there is very little settled doctrine interpreting the Establishment Clause. Not only is the case law in flux and inconsistent, but scholars disagree on virtually every issue addressed in legal commentary. Put simply, there is no consensus on what the Establishment Clause means.

Because this... Read more >
Without Precedent
Without Precedent
Written by Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276636
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Without Precedent
The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission
Written by Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $14.95

The untold story of how the 9/11 Commission overcame partisanship and bureaucracy to produce its acclaimed report.

From the beginning, the 9/11 Commission found itself facing obstacles — the Bush administration blocked its existence for months, the first co-chairs resigned right away, the budget was limited, and a polarized Washington was suspicious... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Day of Islam
The Day of Islam
Written by Paul L. Williams
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025085
Our Price: $26.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Day of Islam
The Annihilation of America and the Western World
Written by Paul L. Williams


Format: Hardcover, 267 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $26.99

In two previous books, Osama's Revenge and The Al Qaeda Connection, this seasoned investigative reporter revealed the alarming potential for nuclear terrorism on U.S. soil and the sinister connections among organized crime, illegal immigrants, and al Qaeda. Now, he broadens his focus beyond al Qaeda to provide readers with newly uncovered... Read more >
Democracy Detained
Democracy Detained
Written by Barbara Olshansky, Introduction by Nat Hentoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227343
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Democracy Detained
Secret Unconstitutional Practices in the U.S. War on Terror
Written by Barbara Olshansky
Introduction by Nat Hentoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $18.95

Democracy Detained exposes the deplorable secret crimes committed by the Bush administration in their war on terror. Prominent legal activist Barbara Olshansky documents the assault on our constitutional democracy since 9/11, meticulously analyzing the unlawful justifications made by the U.S. government for covert actions at home and abroad. She reports on... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
On the Hunt
On the Hunt
Written by Colonel David Hunt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307394378
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
On the Hunt
How to Wake Up Washington and Win the War on Terror
Written by Colonel David Hunt


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $11.99

So says Fox News military analyst Colonel David Hunt in a book that cuts like a buzz saw through the half-measures and half-truths, the dangerous timidity, and the outright stupidity that—if left unchecked—will lead America to lose the War on Terror.

In the hard-hitting On the Hunt, Colonel Hunt draws on... Read more >
Chechnya
Chechnya
Written by Tony Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844671144
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Chechnya
The Case for Independence
Written by Tony Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 199 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2007
Price: $22.95

The Case for Chechnya sharply criticizes the role of Western nations in their struggle, and lays bare the weakness—and shamefulness—of the arguments used to deny the Chechens’ right to sovereignty. Tony Wood considers Russo-Chechen relations over the past century and a half, as well as the fate of the region since... Read more >
Camelia
Camelia
Written by Camelia Entekhabifard, Translated by George Murer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227190
Our Price: $23.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Camelia
Save Yourself by Telling the Truth - A Memoir of Iran
Written by Camelia Entekhabifard
Translated by George Murer


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2007
Price: $23.95

Camelia Entekhabifard was six years old in 1979 when the shah of Iran was overthrown by revolutionary supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini. By the age of sixteen, Camelia was a nationally celebrated poet, and at eighteen she was one of the youngest reformist journalists in Tehran. Just eight years later she... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Human Rights Watch World Report 2007
Human Rights Watch World Report 2007
Written by Human Rights Watch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227404
Our Price: $24.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Human Rights Watch World Report 2007

Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2007
Price: $24.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
The Great War for Civilisation
The Great War for Civilisation
Written by Robert Fisk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400075171
Our Price: $24.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Great War for Civilisation
The Conquest of the Middle East
Written by Robert Fisk


Format: Trade Paperback, 1136 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $24.00

A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over thirty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Army of None
Army of None
Written by Aimee Allison and David Solnit
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227558
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Army of None
Strategies to Counter Military Recruitment, End War, and Build a Better World
Written by Aimee Allison and David Solnit


Format: Trade Paperback, 204 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $14.95

Uniformed U.S. Army Officers lunch with students in elementary school cafeterias. Army training programs including rifle and pistol instruction replace physical education in middle schools. Like never before, military recruiters are entering the halls of U.S. schools with unchecked access in an attempt to bolster a military in crisis.
However, even as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
United States v. George W. Bush et al.
United States v. George W. Bush et al.
Written by Elizabeth De La Vega
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227565
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

United States v. George W. Bush et al.

Written by Elizabeth De La Vega


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $14.95

What if there were a fraud worse than Enron and no one did anything about it?
In United States v. George W. Bush et. al., former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega brings her twenty years of experience and her passion for justice to the most important case of her career. The... Read more >
View pages: 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13
Page 11 of 13
View past category highlights: