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Forensic human identification : an introduction / edited by Tim Thompson and Sue Black.

Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2007.

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  • Title:
    Forensic human identification : an introduction / edited by Tim Thompson and Sue Black.
  • Contributor: Timothy James Upton Thompson;
    Sue M Black;
    British Association for Human Identification.
  • Subjects: Identification; Dead -- Identification; Forensic pathology; Forensic Anthropology; Cadaver; Forensic Pathology; MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine; Dead -- Identification; Forensic pathology; Identification; Electronic information resources; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 614/.1
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2007.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Foreword / Louise Scheuer -- Introduction -- Part A. Biological indicators and methods of determination. Section 1. Identification from biomolecular evidence. 1. DNA / William Goodwin, Sibte Hadi -- 2. Stable isotope fingerprinting : chemical element "DNA"? / Wolfram Meier-Augenstein -- Section 2. Identification from latent prints. 3. Fingerprints / Vivianne Galloway, Dave Charlton -- 4. Earprints / Lynn Meijerman, Andrew Thean, Cornelis van der Lugt, Georg J.R. Maat -- Section 3. Identification from the soft tissues. 5. Physical appearance / Ian Hill -- 6. Soft tissue pathology / Christopher Milroy -- 7. Soft tissue trauma / Guy N. Rutty -- 8. Surgical intervention / James Clarkson, Maureen Schaefer -- 9. Hair and nail / Andrew S. Wilson, M. Thomas P. Gilbert -- Section 4. Identification from the hard tissues. 10. Odontology / James H. Hardy -- 11. Osteology / Louise Scheuer, Sue Black -- 12. Radiography / Emily Hines, Catherine Rock, Mark Viner --
    Contents: Section 5. Facial identification. 13. Facial anthropology and reconstruction / Caroline Wilkinson -- 14. Facial recognition and imagery analysis / Geoffrey Oxlee -- 15. Identifying persons by their iris patterns / John Daugman -- Section 6. Identification from methods of communication. 16. Handwriting / Iain Henry Stewart -- Section 7. Identification from podiatry and walking. 17. The foot / Wesley Vernon -- 18. Footwear marks / Terry Napier -- 19. Gait / Michael G. Grant -- Section 8. Identification from personal effects. 20. Personal effects / Tim Thompson, Alan Puxley -- 21. Body modification / Sue Black, Tim Thompson -- Part B. The context and significance of forensic human identification. Section 9. The context of human identification. 22. Identity fraud and theft -- 23. Biometric identity cards -- 24. Missing persons in the United Kingdom / Teri Blythe, Sophie Woodforde -- 25. Crimes against humanity and other war crimes / Helena Ranta, Kari T. Takamaa --
    Contents: Section 10. Forensic human identification case studies. 26. The Rolex murder, Southwest England -- 27. The "Adam" case, London / Will O'Reilly -- 28. The World Trade Center : September 11, 2001 / Gaille MacKinnon, Amy Z. Mundorff -- Index.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781420005714 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1420005715 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1280733047; ISBN 9781280733048; ISBN (hardcover ; alk. paper); ISBN (hardcover ; alk. paper); BNB GBB7C6314; System number: 018426767
  • Notes: "BAHID, British Association for Human Identification."
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (518 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), color map.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.159641
  • UIN: BLL01018426767

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