Skeletal Criteria for Racial Attribution

  1. Claire C. Gordon
  1. Stanley Rhine

Published Online: 20 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306897.ch6

Race, Ethnicity, and Applied Bioanthropology

Race, Ethnicity, and Applied Bioanthropology

How to Cite

Rhine, S. (2008) Skeletal Criteria for Racial Attribution, in Race, Ethnicity, and Applied Bioanthropology (ed C. C. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306897.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780913167595

Online ISBN: 9781444306897

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Keywords:

  • Skeletal Criteria;
  • Nonmetric Traits;
  • “steepled”;
  • “paedomorphic”;
  • Metric Assessment of Variability;
  • Admixtures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Forensic Anthropology and Race

  • Skeletal Criteria

  • Nonmetric Traits

  • Metric Assessment of Variability

  • Use of Documented Collections

  • Admixtures

  • Conclusions

  • References Cited