Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
1000 or more books in Social Science

Subscribe to the Random House What's New Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

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 Social Science books by browsing the categories below.

Social Science:

Social Science:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Women, Race, & Class
Women, Race, & Class
Written by Angela Y. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394713519
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Women, Race, & Class

Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 1983
Price: $15.95

A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
A Hope in the Unseen
A Hope in the Unseen
Written by Ron Suskind
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767901260
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Hope in the Unseen
An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League
Written by Ron Suskind


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 4, 1999
Price: $15.99

It is 1993, and Cedric Jennings is a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.’s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate is well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boast an average of B or... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Written by Robert Whitaker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307452436
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Written by Robert Whitaker


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $11.99

In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Master Switch
The Master Switch
Written by Tim Wu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390998
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Master Switch
The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
Written by Tim Wu


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $15.95

It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry–from the telephone to radio to film–once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today. Each of these, however, grew to be dominated by a monopolist...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Written by Nora Ephron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804747
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Some Things About Women and Notes on Media
Written by Nora Ephron


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $15.95

Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available in one book for the first time. 
 
This edition brings together some of Ephron’s most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
News of a Kidnapping
News of a Kidnapping
Written by Gabriel García Márquez, Translated by Edith Grossman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911228
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
News of a Kidnapping

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK!


In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar – head of the Medellín drug cartel – kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors’ perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Black Hearts
Black Hearts
Written by Jim Frederick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307450982
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Black Hearts
One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death
Written by Jim Frederick


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

This is the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division’s fabled 502nd Infantry Regiment—a unit known as “the Black Heart Brigade.” Deployed in late 2005 to Iraq’s so-called Triangle of Death, a veritable meat grinder just south of Baghdad, the Black Hearts found themselves in arguably... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Orientalism
Orientalism
Written by Edward W. Said
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153867
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Orientalism

Written by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2014
Price: $12.99

The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
On Gold Mountain
On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950390
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

On Gold Mountain

Written by Lisa See


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $15.95

In 1867, Lisa See's great-great-grandfather arrived in America, where he prescribed herbal remedies to immigrant laborers who were treated little better than slaves. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Lisa herself grew up playing in her...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Confucius Lives Next Door
Confucius Lives Next Door
Written by T.R. Reid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679777601
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Confucius Lives Next Door
What Living in the East Teaches Us About Living in the West
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2000
Price: $15.95

"Fascinating...clearly stated, interesting and provoking... A plainspoken account of living in Asia."  --San Francisco Chronicle

Anyone who has heard his weekly commentary on NPR knows that T. R. Reid is trenchant, funny, and deeply knowledgeable reporter and now he brings this erudition and humor to the five years he spent in Japan--where he... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24
Page 19 of 100
View past category highlights: