Hard evidence (2nd ed )

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360 p. · 20.3x25.4 cm · Paperback
For courses in Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Science.

This reader is an essential supplement to a forensic anthropology text. It provides case studies that demonstrate innovative approaches and practical experiences in the field. The book provides both introductory and advanced students with a strong sense of the cases in which forensic anthropologists become involved, along with their professional and ethical responsibilities, the scientific rigor required, and the multidisciplinary nature of the science.

Table of Contents

Hard Evidence, 2nd ed.

Section I

Personal Identification : Theory and Applications

Chapter 1 The Marty Miller Case: Introducing Forensic Anthropology

Dawnie Wolfe Steadman and Steven A. Andersen

Chapter 2 Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Identification in Homicide Investigation: A Case Study from New York

Douglas H. Ubelaker, Mary Jumbelic, Mark Wilson, and E. Mark Levinsohn

Chapter 3 The Herring Case-An Outlier

Karen Ramey Burns

Chapter 4 An Incidental Finding

H. Gill-King

Chapter 5 Science Contextualized: The Identification of a U.S. MIA of the Vietnam War from Two Perspectives

Ann Webster Bunch and Colleen Carney Shine

Section II

Legal Considerations of Forensic Anthropology Casework in the United States

Chapter 6 Multiple Points of Similarity