A Companion to Forensic Anthropology
Copyright © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Dennis C. Dirkmaat
Published Online: 22 MAR 2012 11:06PM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405191234
Online ISBN: 9781118255377
About this Book
A Companion to Forensic Anthropology presents the most comprehensive assessment of the philosophy, goals, and practice of forensic anthropology currently available, with chapters by renowned international scholars and experts.
- Highlights the latest advances in forensic anthropology research, as well as the most effective practices and techniques used by professional forensic anthropologists in the field
- Illustrates the development of skeletal biological profiles and offers important new evidence on statistical validation of these analytical methods.
- Evaluates the goals and methods of forensic archaeology, including the preservation of context at surface-scattered remains, buried bodies and fatal fire scenes, and recovery and identification issues related to large-scale mass disaster scenes and mass grave excavation.