The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less (Revised)

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$16.99  $15.63
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Ecco Press
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Pages
304
Dimensions
5.25 X 0.81 X 8.0 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062449924
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About the Author

Barry Schwartz is Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action in the psychology department at Swarthmore College. Schwartz has published widely in scholarly journals in the field of learning and motivation. In addition, he is the author of Behaviorism, Science, and Human Nature (with Hugh Lacey), The Battle for Human Nature, and The Costs of Living.

Reviews

"Brilliant.... The case Schwartz makes... is compelling, the implications disturbing.... An insightful book."--Christian Science Monitor
"An insightful study that winningly argues its subtitle."--Philadelphia Inquirer
"Schwartz lays out a convincing argument.... [He] is a crisp, engaging writer with an excellent sense of pace."--Austin American-Statesman
"Schwartz offers helpful suggestions of how we can manage our world of overwhelming choices."--St. Petersburg Times
"Wonderfully readable."--Washington Post
"Schwartz has plenty of insightful things to say about the perils of everyday life."--Booklist
"With its clever analysis, buttressed by sage New Yorker cartoons, The Paradox of Choice is persuasive."--BusinessWeek