Forensic Anthropology

A Comprehensive Introduction, Second Edition
Author: Natalie R. Langley,MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315300028
Category: Law
Page: 464
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This robust, dynamic, and international field has grown to include interdisciplinary research, continually improving methodology, and globalization of training. Reflecting the diverse nature of the science from experts who have shaped it, Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction Second Edition builds off of the success of the first edition and incorporates standard practices in addition to cutting-edge approaches in a user-friendly format, making it an ideal introductory-level text.

Pink Tax and the Law

Discriminating Against Women Consumers
Author: Alara Efsun Yaz?c?o?lu
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429944586
Category: Law
Page: 92
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The emergence of the terms ‘pink tax’ and ‘tampon tax’ in everyday language suggests that women, who already suffer from an economic disadvantage due to the gender wage gap, are put in an even more detrimental position by means of ‘discriminatory consumption taxes’. This book is the first conducting a legal analysis to establish to what extent this public perception is accurate. Does the practice of ‘pink tax’ effectively amount to a tax in the legal sense? Does the so-called ‘tampon tax’ genuinely constitute an anomaly within the general consumption tax system? Most importantly, can these two ‘taxes’ be legally qualified as discriminatory? This book provides scientific answers to these questions. It first cuts through the existent information clutter by elucidating the pertinent economic, sociological and psychological components of the practices referred to as ‘pink tax’ and ‘tampon tax’. It then proceeds with a thorough legal analysis of all relevant aspects to determine whether women are indeed subject to discriminatory consumption taxes. It is well-established that women earn less than men. This book investigates if they simultaneously pay more due to ‘discriminatory consumption taxes’.

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

A Textbook
Author: Steven N. Byers
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 476
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This text offers a comprehensive coverage of all of the major topics in the field of forensics with accuracy, intensity, and clarity. Following the protocol developed for the field by Clyde Snow in his 1982 article in 'The Annual Review of Anthropology', this text includes coverage of all areas in the field.

Flesh and Bone

An Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
Author: Myriam Nafte
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781594603006
Category: Law
Page: 183
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Flesh and Bone offers the reader a solid background in forensic anthropology by out-lining some of the methods and procedures that best define the discipline. It introduces readers to the rapidly growing area known as forensic science, providing a comprehensive look at many of the participants in the field. Nafte avoids technical terminology whenever possible and includes updated photographs, charts, and illustrations to complement the text. The book evolves sequentially, beginning with a discussion of all things forensic, the broad field of anthropology, and the process of death, decomposition, and skeletonization. Chapter four is a photographic overview and description of the entire human skeleton for reference, followed by a variety of methods of identifying human remains, DNA analysis, and the reconstruction of biological identity. The final chapter deals with the modern application of forensic anthropology to human rights missions. This second edition will feature many new photos as well as updated information on DNA databases, electronics in the lab, and police services.

Human Osteology


Author: Timothy D. White,Pieter A. Folkens
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780127466125
Category: Medical
Page: 563
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Human Osteology, Second Edition is designed for students and professionals who wish to advance their osteological skills in terms of accurately identifying human skeletal remains, however isolated and fragmentary. These remains can then be used to deduce information about the original lives of the deceased individuals. This book will continue to be an essential text for courses on the human skeleton, as well as a basic reference and field manual for professional osteologists and anatomists, forensic scientists, paleontologists, and archaeologists. Human Osteology, Second Edition includes nearly a decade of advances in osteological research since the first edition. Each chapter has been strengthened and updated, including a new chapter on molecular osteology and four new case studies drawn from more recent research. This edition also includes a valuable guide to electronic resources in osteology. Key Features * Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of exceptional photographs and drawings specifically designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information * Based on nearly 25 years of teaching human osteology * Skeletal parts shown life-size for ease of study and use * Four new case studies emphasize the correct and positive identification of human bones and teeth, which is fundamental in paleontology, archaeology, and forensic science

Forensic Anthropology


Author: Bradley J. Adams
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438103794
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 103
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Forensic anthropologists may be consulted when human remains are found at an archaeological excavation or at a crime scene. Here's a look at how anthropologists analyze skeletal remains to learn about the deceased - their age and gender, how they may have lived, and their overall state of health prior to death. Bradley J. Adams, Ph.D., provides specific information on procedures, tools of the trade, and the science behind this fascinating field, as well as the challenges faced by today's practitioners.

Forensic Science

The Basics, Second Edition
Author: Jay A. Siegel,Kathy Mirakovits
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849346316
Category: Law
Page: 560
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Forensic Science: The Basics explains every aspects of crime scene investigation, moving from basic areas of criminalistics and beyond to pathology, anthropology, and engineering. It also explores new and emerging areas such as forensic entomology. With no previous knowledge of either science or law required, information is self-contained and conveyed at the lowest possible non-scientific level, making this text suitable for both lower level academic adoptions as well as for a general audience. It also offers a complete package of ancillary material for instructors. Comprehensive and Up-to-Date • Covers DNA, drugs, firearms, fingerprints, and trace evidence • Includes cutting-edge material on spectroscopy, chromatography, microscopy, odontology, and entomology • Demonstrates the practical application of modern chemistry, biology, and other laboratory sciences Each chapter: • Opens with learning objectives, a chapter outline, and an introduction • Closes with a summary and review questions for self-testing • Contains real-life examples, many from the author’s own experience Build an exceptional classroom experience with this dynamic resource! • More than 200 full color nongraphic illustrations • Countless figures, tables, and charts • A wealth of supporting material including lecture slides and test questions available on www.classwire.com • Real case studies to demonstrate forensic concepts in action • Suggested student projects to reinforce learning Appropriate for High School and University Students • Written in the lucid and concise style of a master teacher • Fully explains the scientific basics required • Omits potentially traumatic photographs and subject matter About the Author Eminently qualified to create this work, Jay Siegel is both a practicing forensic expert and a master instructor. He has worked for the Virginia Bureau of Forensic Sciences and published extensively in the field. He continues to be called upon as an expert witness, having testified over 200 times in state, federal, and military courts across the country. With nearly thirty years of teaching experience, he is highly active in curriculum development for forensic science classes taught at all levels, from junior high through graduate school. He is currently director of the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program at Purdue University in Indiana. In February of 2009, Mr. Siegel received the "Distinguished Fellow" award from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences at its annual meeting. This is the highest honor that the Academy bestows upon a fellow. In addition, George Washington University has selected Mr. Siegel for the 2008-2009 "Distinguished Alumni Scholar." This award, the highest that the University bestows upon its alumni, is designated for those who have made truly outstanding contributions to the knowledge base of their disciplines. For Instructors Only: Develop and Customize Your Curriculum Draw from hundreds of PowerPoint® slides and illustrations to supplement your lectures Organize your class with Dr. Siegel’s helpful outlines and learning objectives Review answers to end-of-chapter questions Build exams for different levels from a giant test bank of problems This book also works in conjunction with Forensic Science Laboratory Manual and Workbook, Revised Edition. All ancillary material will be available in convenient website format at www.classwire.com. Upon request, photographs, lecture slides, and a test bank are also available to instructors on CD.

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology


Author: Dennis Dirkmaat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118255410
Category: Social Science
Page: 600
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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.

Forensic Science

An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, Second Edition
Author: Stuart H. James,Jon J. Nordby,Suzanne Bell,Jon J. Nordby, Ph.D.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849327476
Category: Law
Page: 778
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Written by highly respected forensic scientists and legal practitioners, Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, Second Edition covers the latest theories and practices in areas such as DNA testing, toxicology, chemistry of explosives and arson, and vehicle accident reconstruction. This second edition offers a cutting-edge presentation of criminalistics and related laboratory subjects, including many exciting new features. What's New in the Second Edition New chapter on forensic entomology New chapter on forensic nursing Simplified DNA chapter More coverage of the chemistry of explosives and ignitable liquids Additional information on crime reconstruction Revised to include more investigation in computer forensics Complete revisions of engineering chapters New appendices showing basic principles of physics, math, and chemistry in forensic science More questions and answers in the Instructor's Guide Updated references and cases throughout An extensive glossary of terms

Funktionelle Ultrastruktur

Atlas der Biologie und Pathologie von Geweben
Author: Margit Pavelka,Jürgen Roth
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3211308261
Category: Science
Page: 334
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Mit dem Blick auf die Feinstrukturen werden die Innenräume der Zellen und ihre Architekturen in der höheren Organisation der Gewebe lebendig. Die Autoren geben mit diesem Atlas der funktionellen Ultrastruktur Einblick in die komplexe zelluläre Innenwelt mit ihren vielgestaltigen Funktionsräumen, sowie in dynamische Funktionsabläufe, die für die Erfüllung der zellulären Aufgaben im Gewebe notwendig sind. Das besondere Anliegen besteht darin, dem Leser bewusst zu machen, dass es sich hier um diejenigen Strukturen handelt, in denen sich grundlegende zelluläre Lebensvorgänge und krankmachende Mechanismen abspielen. An Hand elektronenmikroskopischer Bilder, ergänzt durch Immunelektronenmikroskopie und ausführlicher Beschreibung werden in den Zellen die Beziehungen zwischen Strukturen und Funktionen aufgerollt, Details herausgearbeitet und die Organisation in den Zellverbänden der Gewebe präsentiert. Das Buch wendet sich an Medizin- und Naturwissenschaftsstudenten, Ärzte, Biologen, Zell- und Molekularbiologen.

Forensic Recovery of Human Remains

Archaeological Approaches, Second Edition
Author: Tosha L. Dupras,John J. Schultz,Sandra M. Wheeler,Lana J Williams
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439850313
Category: Law
Page: 398
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This reference, now in its second edition, is a comprehensive guide that focuses on the practical aspects of excavating and recovering human remains, as well as any associated evidence, from crime scenes. It highlights the protocols and techniques that are used to successfully survey, map, recover, document, collect, and transport evidence. New additions to the reference include discussion questions and suggested readings, updated mapping and measuring techniques, including a section on GIS and backpack differential GPS systems, expanded information on botany, DNA, and soil, and non-forensic burial contexts. Almost 200 illustrations are included to help clarify concepts.

Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton


Author: M. Anne Katzenberg,Shelley R. Saunders
Publisher: Wiley-Liss
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 680
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"This book is virtually required reading for biological anthropologists and will be a useful, up-to-date primer on osteological analyses for a wider audience." —The Quarterly Review of Biology, March 2009 "… a comprehensive guide to the ever-changing discipline of physical anthropology… provides an in depth introduction to human skeletal biology. The structure of the book makes it easy for the reader to follow the progression of the field of human skeletal biology." —PaleoAnthropology, 2009 Issue The First Edition of Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton is the market-leading reference and textbook on the scientific analysis of human skeletal remains recovered from archaeological sites. Now, featuring scores of new or thoroughly revised content, this Second Edition provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the topic available. Like the previous edition, this Second Edition is organized into five parts with contributing chapters written by experts in the field of human skeletal biology: Part One covers theory and application; Part Two discusses morphological analyses of bone, teeth, and age changes; Part Three reviews prehistoric health and disease; Part Four examines chemical and genetic analysis of hard tissues; and Part Five closes with coverage of quantitative methods and population studies. Each chapter includes a review of recent studies, descriptions of analytical techniques and underlying assumptions, theory, methodological advances, and speculation about future research. New or thoroughly revised content includes: Techniques in the analysis of human skeletal and dental remains Extensive coverage of new technologies, including modern morphometric techniques Advances in the field of forensic anthropology Enhanced discussion of ethical terms regarding the study of aboriginal peoples' remains where those people are no longer the dominant culture This book serves as an indispensable research guide to biological anthropologists, osteologists, paleoanthropologists, and archaeologists. Now with a stronger focus on teaching complex material to students, this revised edition provides enhanced case studies and discussions for future directions, making it an invaluable textbook for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in biological anthropology and forensic anthropology programs.

Basiswissen Archäologie

Theorien, Methoden, Praxis
Author: Colin Renfrew,Paul G. Bahn
Publisher: Philipp Von Zabern Verlag Gmbh
ISBN: 9783805339483
Category: History
Page: 304
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Mit mehr als 150.000 verkauften Exemplaren gilt der Band Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice im englischsprachigen Raum bereits jetzt als Standardwerk im Fach Archaologie. Diese jetzt erstmals auf Deutsch vorliegende sorgfaltig uberarbeitete und zum Teil vollig neu geschriebene Fassung ist eine ausserst gut lesbare Einfuhrung fur alle, die sich fur Archaologie interessieren und eine kompakte Darstellung der Methoden und Praxis archaologischer Arbeit suchen. Beruhmte Archaologen und Ausgrabungsstatten passieren Revue. Inhaltlich ist das Buch auf der Hohe der Forschung, auch die neuesten technischen Methoden und Technologien werden behandelt. (Philipp von Zabern 2009)

Excel 2002 für Dummies


Author: Greg Harvey
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 9783527700523
Category: Computers
Page: 352
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Sie haben keine blasse Ahnung von Tabellenkalkulationen, möchten aber Ihre Zahlen endlich in den Griff bekommen? Oder zählen Sie zu diesen Excel-begeisterten Buchhaltern, die mit Spannung auf die neuen Features der 2002er Version warten, um Ihren Chef mal wieder zu beeindrucken? In diesem Buch führt Sie Greg Harvey Schritt für Schritt in die Welt der Tabellen-kalkulation ein und demonstriert Ihnen das grandiose Organisationstalent von Excel 2002: unterschiedliche Datentypen zusammenstellen, Berechnungen durchführen, anschauliche Diagramme fabrizieren. Sie erfahren: * Wo der Unterschied zwischen Arbeitsmappen und Arbeitsblättern liegt * Wie Sie Ihre eigenen Tabellenblätter erstellen, bearbeiten, formatieren und drucken * Wie Sie aus Excel direkt Tabellen, Arbeitsblätter und Mappen per E-Mail versenden können * Wie Sie Ihre Excel-Tabelle auf der Website Ihres Unternehmens veröffentlichen * Welche neuen Features Excel 2002 zu bieten hat: ClipArts in Ihr Tabellenblatt einfügen, Webseiten in Excel bearbeiten u.v.a.m. * Wie Sie Daten und Texte aus allen Office XP-Programmen in Ihr Excel-Sheet integrieren

Evolution and Prehistory

The Human Challenge
Author: Dana Walrath
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534610166
Category: Social Science
Page: 410
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This brief text has been completely revolutionized to present students with the latest contemporary thinking on human evolution, adaptation, and prehistory. It offers students a straightforward and integrated presentation of material, focusing on selected aspects of physical anthropology and prehistoric archaeology as they relate to the origin of humanity, the origin of culture, and the development of human biological and cultural diversity. A New feature entitled "Biocultural Connections" illustrates how cultural and biological processes work together to shape human evolution and behavior, and reflects where the field is today. New coverage on cutting edge topics such as medical anthropology, genetics, environmental toxins, and globalization, demonstrate the usefulness of anthropology today. A new, unique "Epilogue" looks at cultural disease and globalization.

Anatomie des Mörders

der Top-Agent des FBI enthüllt die Motive von Gewaltverbrechern
Author: John E. Douglas,Mark Olshaker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783442150960
Category:
Page: 504
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Guide to Information Sources in the Forensic Sciences


Author: Cynthia Holt
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Reference
Page: 190
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From the O. J. Simpson case to the CSI franchise, more and more of us are aware of and curious about the world of forensic science. Cynthia Holt takes that interest and directs it toward the literature that supports and defines the study of how evidence is discovered at a crime scene, interpreted in a lab, and used in a court of law. Her bibliography, grouped by type of material, covers topics such as ballistics, DNA analysis, entymology, expert witnessing, and facial imaging/reconstruction, as well as contributions from academic fields such as anthropology, linguistics, and engineering.