The Resource The use of forensic anthropology, Robert Pickering, David Bachman

The use of forensic anthropology, Robert Pickering, David Bachman

Label
The use of forensic anthropology
Title
The use of forensic anthropology
Statement of responsibility
Robert Pickering, David Bachman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents guidelines for determining how to choose and when to use a forensic anthropologist. This book offers an historical overview of the field of forensic anthropology, and then presents basic information about how to approach a forensic recovery site
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
614/.17
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN69.8
LC item number
.P53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The use of forensic anthropology, Robert Pickering, David Bachman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-194) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- "Some bones have been found" -- Setting the scene -- Scenario one -- Scenario two -- Key points to remember when skeletal remains are discovered -- What the forensic anthropologist can and cannot do -- Finding a forensic anthropologist -- What the forensic anthropologist can do -- How to find a forensic anthropologist -- Establishing the ground rules -- Letters of agreement -- The case report -- Case report samples -- Techniques for recovering skeletonized human remains -- Equipment requirements -- "I think there is a skeleton buried in this field" -- "Here's a bone, we have a problem" -- "Hey doc, what's in the box?" -- The forensic anthropologist and recovery of remains -- Field recovery -- The final report -- Things you can do to make recovery easier -- Ten key questions -- Question #1: is it bone? -- Question #2: is it human? -- Question #3: is it modern? -- Question #4: what bones are present? -- Question #5: is there more than one person present? -- Question #6: what is the race, ethnicity, or cultural affiliation? -- Question #7: what is the sex? -- Question #8: what is the age? -- Question #9: what is the stature? -- Question #10: what are the individual characteristics of the remains? -- Summary -- Assessing ancestry (race) from the skeleton / George W. Gill -- Determination of time since death -- The body -- The micro environment -- Eight essential environmental categories of information -- Special techniques: their value and limitations -- Facial reconstruction -- Direct facial reconstruction -- Craniofacial superimposition -- Video superimposition -- Footprint impression analysis -- Osteon counting -- Bitemark analysis -- ABO blood typing -- Forensic toxicology -- 14C dating -- DNA testing -- An introduction to forensic science and DNA / Heather Miller Coyle -- Skeletal trauma and identifying skeletal pathology -- Antemortem trauma -- Perimortem trauma -- Postmortem trauma -- Pseudotrauma -- Pathologic changes in bone -- Follow-up steps for skeletal abnormalities -- Putting your case together -- Closing the case, closing the book -- Appendix: report forms -- Human remains investigation: General information -- Contextual description -- Recovery area -- General description of remains -- Inventory -- Photo and video inventory -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn317674954
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 206 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781420068788
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786611994068
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
199406
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23918950
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317674954
  • CRC1420068784

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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