Forensic Anthropology

Written By Angi M. Christensen
Forensic Anthropology
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 January 2014
  • ISBN : 9780124186712
  • Pages : 448 pages
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Download or read book entitled Forensic Anthropology by author: Angi M. Christensen which was release on 22 January 2014 and published by Academic Press with total page 448 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Forensic Anthropology: Current Methods and Practice-winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association-approaches forensic anthropology through an innovative style using current practices and real case studies drawn from the varied experiences, backgrounds, and practices of working forensic anthropologists. This text guides the reader through all aspects of human remains recovery and forensic anthropological analysis, presenting principles at a level that is appropriate for those new to the field, while at the same time incorporating evolutionary, biomechanical, and other theoretical foundations for the features and phenomena encountered in forensic anthropological casework. Attention is focused primarily on the most recent and scientifically valid applications commonly employed by working forensic anthropologists. Readers will therefore learn about innovative techniques in the discipline, and aspiring practitioners will be prepared by understanding the necessary background needed to work in the field today. Instructors and students will find Forensic Anthropology: Current Methods and Practice comprehensive, practical, and relevant to the modern discipline of forensic anthropology. Winner of a 2015 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association Focuses on modern methods, recent advances in research and technology, and current challenges in the science of forensic anthropology Addresses issues of international relevance such as the role of forensic anthropology in mass disaster response and human rights investigations Includes chapter summaries, topicoriented case studies, keywords, and reflective questions to increase active student learning

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  • Release Date : 2017-02-24
  • Total pages : 446
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  • Release Date : 2015-09-07
  • Total pages : 384
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  • Total pages : 486
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  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 362
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