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Dismemberments : Perspectives in Forensic Anthropology and Legal Medicine

Author: Ann H Ross; Eugenia Cunha
Publisher: London : Academic Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dismemberments: Perspectives in Forensic Anthropology and Legal Medicine is the only volume in the field to address the complexities of interpreting dismemberment trauma, the different tools used, and the sociocultural motives behind dismemberments. The book's goal is to provide the reader with a comprehensive assessment that covers all aspects of dismemberment, from means and motive, to toolmark and instrument  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1032026672
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann H Ross; Eugenia Cunha
ISBN: 9780128119495 0128119497
OCLC Number: 1076268999
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Criminal dismemberments: a discussion of their multi-disciplinary nature and guide to best practice 2. Dismemberment of victims in Colombia: a perspective from practice 3. Dismemberment in Brazil: from early colonization to present days 4. Postmortem Criminal Mutilation in Panama 5. Dismemberment in South Africa: Case studies 6. A dismemberment case from Portugal: How a dozen bones can tell the story 7. The potential of histological analysis in dismemberment cases 8. Dismemberment and Toolmark Analysis On Bone: A Microscopic Analysis Of The Walls Of Cut Marks 9. Skeletal Evidence of Sharp-Force Disarticulation and Tissue Flensing in 54 Cases Exhibiting Approximately 4200 Bone Strike Injuries 10. Intentional Body Dismemberment Following Non-Homicidal Deaths: A Retrospective Study of Body Packer Cases in New York City 11. Tool mark identification on bone: Best Practice 12. The Pattern of violence, punishment and aggression
Responsibility: edited by Ann H. Ross, Eugé́nia Cunha.

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Dismemberments: Perspectives in Forensic Anthropology and Legal Medicine is the only volume in the field to address the complexities of interpreting dismemberment trauma, the different tools used, and the sociocultural motives behind dismemberments. The book's goal is to provide the reader with a comprehensive assessment that covers all aspects of dismemberment, from means and motive, to toolmark and instrument identification, to disarticulation and re-association of body parts. Each chapter is written by internationally known, expert contributors from around the world. Users will find this to be is a great resource for those involved in the analysis of recovered human remains.

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