31. The Application of Forensic Anthropology to the Investigation of Cases of Political Violence

  1. Dennis C. Dirkmaat
  1. Luis Fondebrider

Published Online: 22 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch31

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

How to Cite

Fondebrider, L. (2012) The Application of Forensic Anthropology to the Investigation of Cases of Political Violence, in A Companion to Forensic Anthropology (ed D. C. Dirkmaat), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch31

Editor Information

  1. University of Pittsburgh, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191234

Online ISBN: 9781118255377

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Keywords:

  • forensic anthropology, and political violence cases;
  • forensic anthropology to investigations;
  • political violence in Latin America, examining origins;
  • Argentina, its political context in 1984;
  • exhumations of graves, of missing persons;
  • EAAF, for identifying remains, sensitive issues;
  • missing people, and investigation;
  • crimes, responsibility lying with state, and its apparatus

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Political and Legal Framework for Investigations into Political Violence

  • Argentina and its Political Context in 1984

  • Where are the Disappeared?

  • 1983/1984, First Exhumations: Dr Clyde Snow Arrives in Argentina

  • The Creation of EAAF

  • How to Investigate Cases of Disappeared People

  • Forensic Anthropology and Investigations into Human-Rights Violations

  • Creation of the Latin American Association of Forensic Anthropology

  • The International Evolution of the EAAF

  • References