UWI BOOKSHOP » Faculty of Medical Sciences » Forensic Science » FS0025 » FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY:CONTEMPORARY THEORY & PRACTICE
Model: FS0025
ISBN: 9780195300291
Authors: KOMER, D.A. & BUIKSTRA, J.E.
Publishers: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Forensic anthropology is a vastly popular and rapidly changing profession, yet to date there has been no volume that reflects the current state of the discipline and forecasts its future. The first comprehensive text in the field, Forensic Anthropology: Contemporary Theory and Practice examines the medical, legal, ethical, and humanitarian issues associated with forensic anthropology, current forensic methods, and bio-historical investigations. Forensic Anthropology offers a unique synthesis of theoretical and methodological coverage. Rather than simply describing methodology, Komar and Buikstra place forensic anthropology in the broader context of medico-legal death investigations, critically evaluating practical techniques in a scientific framework and detailing the anthropologist's role in relation to both law enforcement and the medical examiner or coroner. The authors review the current state of the field, emphasizing recent changes to the judicial guidelines regarding the admissibility of scientific evidence in court. .....