Attention is focused primarily on the most recent and scientifically valid applications commonly employed by working forensic anthropologists. Readers will therefore learn about innovative techniques in the discipline, and aspiring practitioners will be prepared by understanding the necessary background needed to work in the field today. Instructors and students will find Forensic Anthropology: Current Methods and Practice comprehensive, practical, and relevant to the modern discipline of forensic anthropology.
- Winner of a 2015 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association
- Focuses on modern methods, recent advances in research and technology, and current challenges in the science of forensic anthropology
- Addresses issues of international relevance such as the role of forensic anthropology in mass disaster response and human rights investigations
- Includes chapter summaries, topicoriented case studies, keywords, and reflective questions to increase active student learning