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Introduction to Forensic Anthropology: A Textbook

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Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

Third Edition

Steven N. Byers (University of New Mexico-Valencia)

 

 

Overview:

Comprehensive and engaging, Byers’s Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, Third Edition uses thoughtful pedagogy to lead students step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology  material available today.

 

New to This Edition:

  • A discussion of the importance of the Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Supreme Court decision to Forensic Anthropology (Chapter 1).
  • A section on excavation methods for mass graves (Chapter 4).
  • An easy—to-apply method for attributing ancestry from measurements of the femur (Chapter 7).
  • New material on attributing sex from the head of the radius and on attributing sex to subadults (Chapter 8).
  • Current information on trauma and its causative instruments (Chapters 12, 13, 14).

 

Other Titles of Interest:

Byers’s Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual, Second Edition (

Synopsis:

Comprehensive and engaging, Byers will leave students rejoicing in the thoughtful pedagogy that leads them step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology text to date!

Highlights of the Second Edition:

  • New sections and tables on secondary traits for attributing ancestry (Ch. 7) and on secondary traits for attributing sex (Ch. 8) clearly explain for students the variation seen in traits that help determine these two parameters.
  • Additional content on estimating age from secondary osteons seen in bone sections (Ch. 9) and histiological structures of teeth.
  • New material on calculating stature from metatarsals (Ch. 10).
  • An Instructor's Manual/Test Bank is now available as requested by users and reviewers.
Other Titles of Interest:

Byers/Myster, "Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual" (

Synopsis:

Comprehensive and engaging, Byers’s Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, 3e uses thoughtful pedagogy to lead students step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology material available today.

This one-of-a-kind text offers comprehensive coverage of all of the major topics in the field of forensics with accuracy, intensity, and clarity. Extensive illustrations and photos ensure that the text is accessible for students.

 

As one reviewer says, “There is no other source available that is so comprehensive in its coverage of the methods and issues in the current practice of forensic anthropology.”

 

Another raves, “The first edition has been a big hit with my students, and I have been very pleased with the ease with which this text has corresponded to my class lecture structure . . . I am anxiously awaiting the next edition!”

Synopsis:

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

Third Edition

Steven N. Byers (University of New Mexico-Valencia)

 

 

Overview:

Comprehensive and engaging, Byers’s Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, Third Edition uses thoughtful pedagogy to lead students step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology  material available today.

 

New to This Edition:

  • A discussion of the importance of the Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Supreme Court decision to Forensic Anthropology (Chapter 1).
  • A section on excavation methods for mass graves (Chapter 4).
  • An easy—to-apply method for attributing ancestry from measurements of the femur (Chapter 7).
  • New material on attributing sex from the head of the radius and on attributing sex to subadults (Chapter 8).
  • Current information on trauma and its causative instruments (Chapters 12, 13, 14).

 

Other Titles of Interest:

Byers’s Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual, Second Edition (

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205435388
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Forensic Science
Author:
Byers, Steven N.
Subject:
Anthropology - Physical
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
20070206
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.34 x 7.2 x 0.99 in 855 gr

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Introduction to Forensic Anthropology: A Textbook
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Product details 496 pages Allyn & Bacon - English 9780205435388 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Comprehensive and engaging, Byers will leave students rejoicing in the thoughtful pedagogy that leads them step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology text to date!

Highlights of the Second Edition:

  • New sections and tables on secondary traits for attributing ancestry (Ch. 7) and on secondary traits for attributing sex (Ch. 8) clearly explain for students the variation seen in traits that help determine these two parameters.
  • Additional content on estimating age from secondary osteons seen in bone sections (Ch. 9) and histiological structures of teeth.
  • New material on calculating stature from metatarsals (Ch. 10).
  • An Instructor's Manual/Test Bank is now available as requested by users and reviewers.
Other Titles of Interest:

Byers/Myster, "Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual" (

"Synopsis" by ,

Comprehensive and engaging, Byers’s Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, 3e uses thoughtful pedagogy to lead students step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology material available today.

This one-of-a-kind text offers comprehensive coverage of all of the major topics in the field of forensics with accuracy, intensity, and clarity. Extensive illustrations and photos ensure that the text is accessible for students.

 

As one reviewer says, “There is no other source available that is so comprehensive in its coverage of the methods and issues in the current practice of forensic anthropology.”

 

Another raves, “The first edition has been a big hit with my students, and I have been very pleased with the ease with which this text has corresponded to my class lecture structure . . . I am anxiously awaiting the next edition!”

"Synopsis" by , Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

Third Edition

Steven N. Byers (University of New Mexico-Valencia)

 

 

Overview:

Comprehensive and engaging, Byers’s Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, Third Edition uses thoughtful pedagogy to lead students step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology  material available today.

 

New to This Edition:

  • A discussion of the importance of the Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Supreme Court decision to Forensic Anthropology (Chapter 1).
  • A section on excavation methods for mass graves (Chapter 4).
  • An easy—to-apply method for attributing ancestry from measurements of the femur (Chapter 7).
  • New material on attributing sex from the head of the radius and on attributing sex to subadults (Chapter 8).
  • Current information on trauma and its causative instruments (Chapters 12, 13, 14).

 

Other Titles of Interest:

Byers’s Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual, Second Edition (

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