Hard Evidence Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology

ISBN-10: 0130305677
ISBN-13: 9780130305671
Edition: 2003
List price: $54.00
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Description: An essential addition to any forensics course, this volume of case studies describes both innovative approaches and practical experiences in this dynamic field. It provides students with a strong sense of the types of cases with which forensic  More...

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List price: $54.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

An essential addition to any forensics course, this volume of case studies describes both innovative approaches and practical experiences in this dynamic field. It provides students with a strong sense of the types of cases with which forensic anthropologists become involved-as well as their professional and ethical responsibilities-and it demonstrates the truly multidisciplinary nature of the science. CASE STUDIES bull; bull;Introducing Forensic Anthropology, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman. bull;The Herring Case-An Outlier, Karen Ramey Burns. bull;MultidisciplinaryApproach to Human Identification in Homicide Investigation: A Case Study from New York, Douglas H. Ubelaker, Mary Jumbelic, Mark Wilson, and E. Mark Levinsohn. bull;Urban Anthropology: Case Studies from the New York City Medical Examiner's Office, Amy Zelson Mundorff. bull;Multiple Points of Similarity, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman and Lyle W. Konigsberg. bull;Trials in Court. The Forensic Anthropologist Takes the Stand, Kenneth A. R. Kennedy. bull;Love Lost and Gone Forever, David M. Glassman. bull;Unusual "Crime" Scenes: The Role of forensic Anthropology in Recovering and Identifying American MIAs, Robert W. Mann, Bruce E. Anderson, Thomas D. Holland, David R. Rankin, and Johnie E. Webb, Jr. bull;The Contributions of Archaeology and Physical Anthropology to the John McRae Case, Norman J. Sauer, William A. Lovis, Mark E. Blumer, and Jennifer Fillion. bull;Look until You See: Identification of Trauma in Skeletal Material, O.C. Smith, Elayne J. Pope, and Steven A. Symes. bull;The Interface of Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Pathology in Trauma Interpretation, Douglas H. Ubelaker and John E. Smialek. bull;Taphonomy and Time: Estimating the Postmortem Interval, Jennifer C. Love and Murray K. Marks. bull;The Skull on the Lawn: Trophies, Taphonomy, and Forensic Anthropology, P. Willey and Paulette Leach. bull;A Death in Paradise: Human Remains Scavenged by a Shark, Bruce E. Anderson, Anthony Manoukian, Thomas D. Holland, and William E. Grant. bull;MiTOChondrial DNA: Solving the Mystery of Anna Anderson, Terry Melton. bull;The Pawn Shop Mummified Head: Discriminating among Forensic, Historic, and Ancient Contexts, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman. bull;An Incidental Finding, H. Gill-King. bull;Small Bones of Contention, Sam D. Stout. bull;Corpi Aquaticus: The Hardin Cemetery Flood of 1993, Paul S. Sledzik and Allison Webb Willcox. bull;Planes, Trains, and Fireworks: The Evolving Role of the Forensic Anthropologist in Mass Fatality Incidents, Frank P Saul and Julie Mather Saul. bull;Science Contextualized: The Identification of a US. MIA of the Vietnam War from Two Perspectives, Ann Webster Bunch and Colleen Carney Shine. bull;Forensic Anthropology and Human Rights: The Argentine Experience, Mercedes Doretti and Clyde C. Snow.

Preface
About the Contributors
Introducing Forensic Anthropology
Personal Identification and Legal Considerations of Forensic Anthropology Casework in the United States
The Herring Case - An Outlier
Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Identification in Homicide Investigation: A Case Study from New York
Urban Anthropology: Case Studies from the New York City Medical Examiner's Office
Multiple Points of Similarity
Trials in Court: The Forensic Anthropologist Takes the Stand
Search and Recovery
Love Lost and Gone Forever
Unusual "Crime" Scenes: The Role of Forensic Anthropology in Recovering and Identifying American MIAs
The Contributions of Archaeology and Physical Anthropology to the John McRae Case
Interpretation of Trauma and Taphonomy
Look until You See: Identification of Trauma in Skeletal Material
The Interface of Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Pathology in Trauma Interpretation
Taphonomy and Time: Estimating the Postmortem Interval
The Skull on the Lawn: Trophies, Taphonomy, and Forensic Anthropology
A Death in Paradise: Human Remains Scavenged by a Shark
Analytical Techniques in Forensic Anthropology
Mitochondrial DNA: Solving the Mystery of Anna Anderson
The Pawn Shop Mummified Head: Discriminating among Forensic, Historic, and Ancient Contexts
An Incidental Finding
Small Bones of Contention
Applications of Forensic Anthropology
Corpi Aquaticus: The Hardin Cemetery Flood of 1993
Planes, Trains, and Fireworks: The Evolving Role of the Forensic Anthropologist in Mass Fatality Incidents
Science Contextualized: The Identification of a U.S. MIA of the Vietnam War from Two Perspectives
Forensic Anthropology and Human Rights: The Argentine Experience

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