The Forensic Anthropology Training Manual

The Forensic Anthropology Training Manual

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For laboratory courses in human osteology (human skeletal anatomy) and forensic anthropology at the junior/senior level.This manual is designed to serve three purposes: to be used as a general introduction to the field of forensic anthropology; as a framework for training; and as a practical reference tool. The text will make students aware of the challenges and responsibilities of the forensic scientist, the multidisciplinary nature of the work, and the international potential for the forensic sciences.show more

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  • Spiral bound | 384 pages
  • 228.6 x 274.32 x 17.78mm | 748.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130492930
  • 9780130492937
  • 534,604

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology Chapter 2 Osteology, the Biology of Bone Chapter 3 The Skull and Hyoid Chapter 4 The Shoulder Girdle and Thorax: Clavicle, Scapula, Ribs, and Sternum Chapter 5 The Vertebral Column Chapter 6 The Arm: Humerus, Radius, and Ulna-and Joints Chapter 7 The Hand: Carpals, Metacarpals, and Phalanges Chapter 8 The Pelvis (Innominate or Os Coxae) Chapter 9 The Leg: Femur, Tibia, Fibula, and Patella Chapter 10 The Foot: Tarsal Bones, Metatarsal Bones, and Phalanges Chapter 11 Odontology (Teeth) Chapter 12 Introduction to the Forensic Sciences Chapter 13 Laboratory Analysis Chapter 14 Field Methods Chapter 15 Professional Results Chapter 16 Large-Scale Applications: Disasters, Human Rights, and POW/MIA Recovery Glossary. Bibliographies. Appendix AAppendix Bshow more

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