Superfreakonomics is the follow up book to the insanely popular freakonomics published in 2009 by steven levitt and stephen j. Those of you under 50 years old who have never taken a social psychology.
The way it deals with the kitty genovese story.
Superfreakonomics chapters. Dubner released in early october 2009 in europe and on october 20 2009 in the united states. I have now read chapter 1 which explored how prostitution was related to santa claus and was the second issue patriotic prostitutes on the. Read 4 516 reviews from the world s largest community for readers.
It is a sequel to freakonomics. The new york times best selling freakonomics was a worldwide s. Global cooling patriotic prostitutes and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance is the second non fiction book by university of chicago economist steven levitt and the new york times journalist stephen j.
This is my third post see the first two here and here on levitt and dubner s superfreakonomics. Dubner like all of their co authored books it takes an economic approach to what s going on in the real world which means using statistics and hard data to find out what really drives human behavior. Superfreakonomics was an instant new york times bestseller that caused a media uproar continuing the amazing success begun with the groundbreaking worldwide sensation freakonomics superfreakonomics challenges the way we think all over again exploring the hidden side of everything with such questions as.
Chapter 3 is one of my favorite chapters in the book for one main reason. A rogue economist explores the. How is a street prostitute like a department store santa.
Superfreakonomics chapter 1 so much attention has been focussed on chapter 5 of superfreakonomics which dealt with climate change policy that there has been little discussion of other chapters.