Forensic Anthropology

A Comprehensive Introduction, Second Edition

Natalie R. Langley (Redaktør) ; MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant (Redaktør)

This robust, dynamic, and international field has grown to include interdisciplinary research, continually improving methodology, and globalization of training. Reflecting the diverse nature of the science from experts who have shaped it, Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction Second Edition builds off of the success of the first edition and incorporates standard practices in addition to cutting-edge approaches in a user-friendly format, making it an ideal introductory-level text. Les mer
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This robust, dynamic, and international field has grown to include interdisciplinary research, continually improving methodology, and globalization of training. Reflecting the diverse nature of the science from experts who have shaped it, Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction Second Edition builds off of the success of the first edition and incorporates standard practices in addition to cutting-edge approaches in a user-friendly format, making it an ideal introductory-level text.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Acknowledgements

About the Editors



About the Contributors



Preface

Part 1: Forensic Anthropology and the Crime Scene



Chapter One: Forensic Anthropology in the United States: Past and Present



MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant and Natalie R. Langley



Chapter Two: Skeletal Remains as Evidence



Marin A. Pilloud and MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant



Chapter Three: Forensic Archaeology: Survey Methods, Scene Documentation, Excavation, and Recovery Methods



Denise To



Chapter Four: Forensic Taphonomy



James Pokines and MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant



Part 2: The Skeleton and Skeletal Documentation



Chapter Five: Human Osteology



MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant and Natalie R. Langley



Chapter Six: Human Odontology and the Dentition in Forensic Anthropology



Debra Prince Zinni and Kate M. Crowley



Chapter Seven: Skeletal Examination and Documentation



Lee Meadows Jantz



Part 3: Skeletal Individuation and Analyses



Chapter Eight: Sex Estimation of Unknown Human Remains



Gregory E. Berg



Chapter Nine: Ancestry Methods: The Importance, The History And The Practice



M. Katherine Spradley and Katy E. Weisensee



Chapter Ten: Age Estimation Methods



Natalie R. Langley, Alice F. Gooding, MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant



Chapter Eleven: Stature Estimation



Natalie R. Langley



Chapter Twelve: Pathological Conditions as Individuating Traits in a Forensic Context



David Hunt and Kerriann Marden



Chapter Thirteen: Analysis of Skeletal Trauma



Natalie R. Langley



Chapter Fourteen: Introduction to Fordisc 3 and Human Variation - Statistics



Richard L. Jantz and Stephen D. Ousley



Part 4: Human Identification and Advanced Forensic Anthropology Applications



Chapter Fifteen: Time Since Death Estimation and Bone Weathering: The Postmortem Interval



Rebecca J. Wilson-Taylor and Angela M. Dautartas



Chapter Sixteen: Methods of Personal Identification



Angi M. Christensen and Bruce E. Anderson



Chapter Seventeen: Mass Fatalities, Mass Graves and the Forensic Investigation of International Crimes



Pierre Guyomarc'h and Derek Congram



Chapter Eighteen: Advanced Scene Topics: Fire and Commingling



Joanne Bennett Devlin and Nicholas P. Herrmann



Appendix A: Application of Dentition In Forensic Anthropology



Debra Prince Zinni and Kate M. Crowley



Appendix B: Age Estimation in Modern Forensic Anthropology



Bridget F. B. Algee-Hewitt

Glossary



Index

Om forfatteren

Natalie R. Langley, PhD, D-ABFA, is Associate Professor of Anatomy at the LMU-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Program Director of the LMU Master of Anatomical Sciences program, and an adjunct faculty member in the University of Tennessee Anthropology Department.







MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant, PhD, D-ABFA, is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Center for Anatomical Sciences and Education at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine (SLU SOM), where she serves as the Director of Gross Anatomy Laboratory and Morgue Operations and teaches gross anatomy, embryology and histology.