Books

Books Published / Forthcoming this Decade

2011:
Hera the Buddha: A Work of Utopian Fiction. (Book Three of “The Herasaga.”). Forthcoming from The University of Ottawa Press.

2010:

The Doom Loop in the Financial Sector And Other Black Holes of Risk. The University of Ottawa Press.

2009:
C. B. Macpherson: Dilemmas of Liberalism and Socialism [1988]. Reprint edition with new Preface:  Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. http://mqup.mcgill.ca/book.php?bookid=2332

Black Holes of Risk:  Collected Papers, 1995-2009.  The University of Ottawa Press, forthcoming.

2008:
The Priesthood of Science:  A Work of Utopian Fiction.  (Book Two of “The Herasaga.”).  The University of Ottawa Press.

Greek translation, Social Communication in Advertising, Athens:  Kastaniotis.

2007:
The Essential Marcuse, edited with an Introduction by A. Feenberg & W. Leiss.  Boston:  Beacon Press.

Chinese translation, The Domination of Nature [1972], Beijing: Chongqing Publishing House.

2006:
Hera or Empathy, Ottawa: Magnus and Associates.

2005:
Social Communication in Advertising: Persons, Products, and Images of Well-Being [1986], with S. Jhally, S. Kline, and J. Botterill. New York: Routledge, third edition.

2004:
Mad Cows and Mother’s Milk: The Perils of Poor Risk Communication (with Douglas Powell). Montreal:  McGill-Queen’s University Press [1997], second enlarged edition.

2001:
In the Chamber of Risks:  Understanding Risk Controversies.  McGill–Queen’s University Press, 2001.

Two of my books from The University of Ottawa Press – The Doom Loop in the Financial Sector and The Priesthood of Science – are available as ebooks or PDF file:http://www.press.uottawa.ca/search/node/leiss.

In addition, all of my books from McGill/Queens Press are available as eBooks for libraries. These include:

9780773575356 Leiss, W – C.B. Macpherson

9780773561922 Leiss, W. – The Limits to Satisfaction: An Essay on the Problem of Needs and Commodities

9780773562219 Leiss, W. – Under Technology’s Thumb

9780773564794 Leiss, W. – The Domination of Nature

9780773569515 Leiss, W. – In the Chamber of Risks: Understanding Risk Controversies

9780773572409 Leiss, W. – Mad Cows and Mother’s Milk: the Perils of Poor Risk communication

9780773564671 Leiss/Chociolko – Risk and Responsibility