Two books now available for download: Priesthood of Science and Herasaga. Both available as free PDFs.
William Leiss was Senior Scholar in Residence at Cornell University’s Society for the Humanities in the Fall Semester of 2012.
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The latest in the Herasaga trilogy, discount Priesthood of Science is published by University of Ottawa Press. Hera and her sisters are now sealed off from the rest of the world in the vicinity of Yucca Mountain in southern Nevada. … Continue reading
Author: William Leiss, Stephen Kline, Sut Jhally, Jacqueline Botterill Publisher: Routledge () Buy this book from Amazon or Chapters. This new edition of Social Communication in Advertising updates the most comprehensive historical study of advertising and its function within contemporary … Continue reading
Public experience with risk communication differs greatly from country to country in Europe and there has been little opportunity for the transfer of experience and learning between countries. This is especially true for the many new European States, story including … Continue reading
Communicating the nature and consequences of environmental and health risks is one of the most problematic areas of public policy in western democracies. Given the perceived risks associated with the food we eat, chemicals in the environment, and modern technologies, … Continue reading
Author: William Leiss Publisher: McGill-Queen’s University Press (1990-01-01) Buy this book from Amazon or Chapters. The publication of William Leiss’ book The Domination of Nature brought him wide recognition as a perceptive and judicious author. In this brilliant new collection … Continue reading
Author: William Leiss Publisher: McGill-Queen’s University Press (1994-05-01) Buy this book from Amazon or Chapters. Scientists, social thinkers, public officials, and the public have been aroused by the recognition that failure to understand the destructive impact of industrial society and … Continue reading