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  • From the Imjin to the Hookby James Jacobs

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99

    The British Army’s considerable contribution to The Korean War 1950 - 1953 was largely composed of ‘conscripts’ or national servicemen. Plucked from civilian life on a ‘lottery’ basis and given a short basic training, some like Jim Jacobs volunteered for overseas duty and suddenly found themselves in the thick of a war as intensive... more...

  • Can Gun Control Work?by James B. Jacobs

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 34.99

    Few schisms in American life run as deep or as wide as the divide between gun rights and gun control advocates. Awash in sound and symbol, the gun regulation debate has largely been defined by forceful rhetoric rather than substantive action. Politicians shroud themselves in talk of individual rights or public safety while lobbyists on both sides make... more...

  • Hate Crimesby James B. Jacobs

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99

    In the early-1980s, the US Congress and many state legislatures passed a wave of "hate crime" laws requiring the collection of statistics on, and enhancing punishments for, crimes motivated by certain prejudices. This book places the evolution of the hate crime concept in socio-legal perspective. more...

  • Mobsters, Unions, and Fedsby James B. Jacobs

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00

    Nowhere in the world has organized crime infiltrated the labor movement as effectively as in the United States. Yet the government, the AFL-CIO, and the civil liberties community all but ignored the situation for most of the twentieth century. Since 1975, however, the FBI, Department of Justice, and the federal judiciary have relentlessly battled against... more...

  • The Prophetic Intercessorby James W. Goll; Cindy Jacobs

    Baker Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.99

    The Prophetic Intercessor offers practical advice and inspiration to Christians desiring to see a move of God through the vital ministry of prophetic intercession. more...

  • Oil Spills and Gas Leaks: Environmental Response, Prevention and Cost Recoveryby Stephen Testa; James Jacobs

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 100.00

    The definitive guide to petroleum hydrocarbon fuel spill and leak causes, prevention, response, and cost recovery Oil Spills and Gas Leaks highlights the complex nature of petroleum hydrocarbon fuel extraction methods, the unintended consequences when disasters occur, spill behavior, and environmental impact mitigation. This practical resource... more...

  • Chromium(VI) Handbookby Jacques Guertin; James A. Jacobs; Cynthia P. Avakian

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 262.00

    Put together by a team of scientists, engineers, regulators, and lawyers, the Chromium(VI) Handbook consolidates the latest literature on this topic. The broad scope of this book fills the need for a comprehensive resource on chromium(VI), improving the knowledge of this contaminant at a time when the extent and degree of the problem is still being... more...

  • Mtbeby Jacques Guertin; Christy Herron; James A. Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95

    Written by an expert team of scientists, engineers, and toxicologists, MTBE: Effects on Soil and Ground-Water Resources provides complete in-depth coverage of the assessment and potential remediation strategies of methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE). In addition to a history and overview of fuel oxygenates and MTBE, the book contains the latest information... more...

  • Breaking the Devil’s Pactby James B. Jacobs; Kerry T. Cooperman

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00

    In 1988, despite powerful Congressional opposition, U.S. Attorney Rudy Giuliani brought a massive civil racketeering (RICO) suit against the leaders of the behemoth International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and more than two dozen Cosa Nostra (LCN) leaders. Intending to land a fatal blow to the mafia, Giuliani asserted that the union and organized-crime... more...

  • Busting the Mobby James B. Jacobs; Christopher Panarella; Jay Worthington

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 89.00

    Since Prohibition, the Mafia has captivated the media and, indeed, the American imagination. From Al Capone to John Gotti, organized crime bosses have achieved notoriety as anti- heroes in popular culture. In practice, organized crime grew strong and wealthy by supplying illicit goods and services and by obtaining control over labor unions and key... more...