Summary: For laboratory courses in human osteology (human skeletal anatomy) and forensic anthropology at the junior/senior level.Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
This manual is designed to serve three purposes: to be used as a general introduction to the field of forensic anthropology; as a framework for training; and as a practical reference tool. The text will make students aware of the challenges and responsibilities of the forensic scientist, the multidisciplinary nature of the work, and the int ...show moreernational potential for the forensic sciences.
- NEW - Juvenile bone and bony development information expanded.
- Provides students with more information on a growing body of knowledge.
- NEW - Disaster work chapter added.
- Provides students with a thorough examination of forensics work at sites of natural and unnatural disasters.
- NEW - Excavation of human remains chapter expanded.
- Provides students with more thorough information on the excavation of human remains.
- NEW - Osteological analyses discussion expanded.
- Exceptional line drawings--Prepared by a professional scientific illustrator.
- Provides students with realistic illustrations that draw attention to distinguishing details.
- Straightforward, easy-to-follow writing style.
- Trains students in the description and analysis of human skeletal and dental remains.
- Practical applications--i.e. crime scene investigation, human rights investigations and interface with other forensic sciences.
- Provides students with tools and techniques they will use in the field.
- Student-friendly pedagogy integrated throughout--Concentration of vocabulary building and actual case examples.
- Engages students with material as it presents useful information.
- Forms, tables and formulae provided.
- Provides students with easy to access information that they can reference when working in the field or laboratory.
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2007