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Forensic science and humanitarian action : interacting with the dead and the living

Author: Roberto C Parra; Sara C Zapico; Douglas H Ubelaker
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2020.
Series: Forensic science in focus
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Forensic science and humanitarian action.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2020
(DLC) 2019030283
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto C Parra; Sara C Zapico; Douglas H Ubelaker
ISBN: 9781119482024 111948202X 9781119482062 1119482062 1119481945 9781119481942
OCLC Number: 1124775626
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Section I: History, theory, practice and legal foundation 1. Using forensic science to care for the dead and search for the missing: In conversation with Morris Tidball-BinzMorris Tidball-Binz, Email: 2. The protection of the missing and the dead under international lawXimena Londono Romanowsky and Marisela Silva Chau*, Email: 3. Extraordinary deathwork: New developments in, and the social significance of, forensic humanitarian actionClaire Moon, Email: 4. Between darts and bullets: A bioarchaeological view on the study of Human Rights and IHL violationsMaria del Carmen Vega Dulanto, Email: 5. Posthumous dignity and the importance in returning remains of the deceasedSian Cook, Email: 6. Unidentified deceased persons: Social life, social death and humanitarian actionRoberto C. Parra*, Email:, Pierre Perich, Elisabeth Anstett, and Jane E. Buikstra 7. A forensic perspective on the new disappeared: Migration revisitedJose Pablo Baraybar*, Email:, Ines Caridi, and Jill Stockwell 8. Iran: the impact of the beliefscape on the risk culture, resilience and disaster risk governanceMichaela Ibrion, Email: 9. The search for the missing from a humanitarian approach as a Peruvian national policyMonica Barriga, Email: 10. Humanitarian forensic action in the Marawi crisisSarah Ellinghan*, Email: and Derek Benedix Section II: Forensic basic information to trace missing persons 11. Integration of information on missing persons and unidentified human remains: Best practicesDiana Emilce Ramirez Paez, Email: 12. Forensic archaeology and humanitarian context: Localization, recovery and documentation of human remainsFlavio Antonio Estrada Moreno*, Email: and Patricia Maita 13. Applications of physiological bases of aging to forensic science: New advancesSara C. Zapico*, Email:, Douglas H. Ubelaker, and Joe Adserias-Garriga 14. Adult skeletal sex estimation and the global standardizationHeather M. Garvin and Alexandra R. Klales*, Email: 15. Sexual dimorphism in juvenile skeletons and its real problemFlavio Antonio Estrada Moreno, Email: 16. Dental Aging Methods and Population VariationJoe Adserias-Garriga*, Email: and Joel Ignacio Tejada Arana 17. Age assessment in unaccompanied minors: A reviewJose Luis Prieto, Email: 18. Interdisciplinary approach and technological innovation for dealing with forensic humanitarian cases in complex scenariosGinna P. Camacho C*, Email:, Luz Adriana Perez, and Diana Arango G. Section III: Stable isotopes forensics and search of missing persons 19. The role of stable isotope analysis in forensic anthropologyDouglas H. Ubelaker*, Email: and Caroline Francescutti 20. Basic principles of stable isotope analysis in humanitarian forensic scienceLesley A. Chesson*, Email:, Gregory E. Berg, Clement P. Bataille, Eric J. Bartelink, and Michael P. Richards and Wolfram Meier-Augenstein, 21. Andean isoscapes: Creating and testing oxygen isoscape models to aid in the identification of missing persons in PeruJames Zimmer-Dauphinee, Beth K. Scaffidi, and Tiffiny A.Tung*, Email: 22. Finding family, finding home: Applying predictive isotope model and other forensic tools on unidentified deceased in PeruMartha R. Palma*, Email:, Roberto C. Parra, Lucio A. Condori and Tiffiny A. Tung 23. Utility of stable isotope ratios of tap water and human hair in determining region of origin in Central and Southern Mexico: Modeling relationships between 2H and 18O isotope inputs in modern Mexican hairChelsey Juarez*, Email:, Robin Ramey, David T. Flaherty, and Belinda S. Akpa 24. Multi-Isotope approaches for region of origin predictions of undocumented border crossers from the U.S./Mexico Border: Biocultural perspectives on diet and travel historyEric J. Bartelink*, Email:, Lesley Chesson, Bret Tipple, Sarah Hall, and Robyn Kramer 25. Spatial distribution of stable isotope values of human hair: Tools for region of origin and travel history assignmentLuciano O. Valenzuela*, Email:, Lesley A. Chesson, Gabriel Bowen, Thure E. Cerling, and Jim R. Ehleringer 26. Applicability of stable isotope analysis to the Colombian human identification crisisDaniel Castellanos Gutierrez*, Email:, Elizabeth A. DiGangi, and Jonathan D. Bethard 27. Application of stable isotopes and geostatistics to infer region of geographic origin for deceased undocumented Latin American migrantsRobyn T. Kramer*, Email:, Eric J. Bartelink, Nick Herrmann, Clement Bataille, and Kate Spradley 28. Tracking geographic patterns of contemporary human diet in Brazil using stable isotopes of nail keratinGabriela Bielefeld Nardoto*, Email:, Joao Paulo Sena-Souza, Lesley A. Chesson, and Luiz Antonio Martinelli Section IV: DNA Analysis and Forensic Identification Process 29. Phenotypic markers for forensic purposesAna Freire-Aradas*, Email:, Christopher Phillips, Victoria Lareu Huidobro, and Angel Carracedo 30. Genetic structure and kinship analysis from Peruvian Andean area: Limitations and recommendation for DNA identification on missing personsGian Carlo Iannacone*, Email: and Roberto C. Parra*, Email: 31. Short tandem repeat markers applied to the identification of human remainsWilliam Goodwin*, Email:, Hassain M.H. Alsafiah, and Ali A.H. Al-Janabi 32. Genetics without non-genetic data in Colombian experience: Forensic difficulties for the correct identificationManuel Paredes, Email: 33. Is DNA always the answer?Caroline Bennett, Email: Section V: Identifying deceased and finding missing persons 34. Migrant deaths along the Texas/Mexico border: A collaborative approach to forensic identification of human remainsKate Spradley*, Email: and Timothy Gocha 35. The Argentine experience in forensic identification of human remainsMercedes Salado*, Email:, Laura Catelli, Carola Romanini, Magdalena Romero, and Carlos Vullo 36. The approach to unidentified dead migrants in ItalyCristina Cattaneo*, Email:, Debora Mazzarelli, Lara Olivieri, Danilo De Angelis, Annalisa Cappella, Albarita Vitale, Giulia Caccia, Vittorio Piscitelli, and Agata Iadicicco 37. Identification of human skeletal remains at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) laboratoryAngi M. Christensen*, Email:, Ann D. Fasano, Richard B. Marx, John E.B. Stewart, Lisa G. Bailey, and Richard M. Thomas 38. Forensic human identification: An Australian perspectiveSoren Blau, Email: 39. Forensic identification of human remains in Cyprus: The humanitarian work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP)Gulbanu K. Zorba*, Email:, Theodora Eleftheriou, Istenc Engin, Sophia Hartsioti, and Christiana Zenonos 40. Forensic human identification during humanitarian crisis in Guatemala: Volcan de Fuego deadly eruptionDaniel Jimenez, Email: 41. Peruvian forensic experience in the search for missing persons and the identification of human remains: History, limitations, and future challenges.Roberto C. Parra*, Email:, Martha R. Palma, Oswaldo Calcina, Joel Ignacio Tejada Arana, Lucio A. Condori and Jose Pablo Baraybar 42. Forensic identification of human remains in UruguayAlicia Lusiardo*, Email:, Ximena Salvo, Gustavo Casanova, Natalia Azziz, Rodrigo Bongiovanni, Matias Lopez, and Sofia Rodriguez 43. Forensic analysis of the unidentified dead in Costa Rica from 2000 to the presentGeorgina Pacheco-Revilla*, Email: and Derek Congram 44. Identifying the unknown and the undocumented: The Johannesburg (South Africa) experienceDesire Brits*, Email:, Maryna Steyn, and Candice Hansmeyer 45. The Colombian experience in forensic identifications processJairo Vivas and Claudia Vega*, Email: 46. Chilean experience in forensic identification of human remainsMarisol Intriago*, Email:, Viviana Uribe, and Claudia Garrido Section VI: Conclusions 47. Humanitarian action: New approaches from forensic scienceDouglas H. Ubelaker, Sara C. Zapico, and Roberto C. Parra*, Email:
Series Title: Forensic science in focus
Responsibility: edited by Roberto C. Parra, Sara C. Zapico, Douglas H. Ubelaker.


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