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The scientific investigation of mass graves : towards protocols and standard operating procedures

Author: Margaret Cox
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book describes the detailed processes and techniques essential for the scientific investigation of atrocity crimes. It includes methods for the location, evaluation, excavation, recovery, and recording of mass graves and the analysis of human remains and other evidence in order to establish the identity of victims and the cause and manner of their deaths. This volume establishes protocols and standard
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Genre/Form: CD-ROM
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Cox
ISBN: 9780521865876 0521865875
OCLC Number: 122499822
Description: xxx, 562 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: CD-ROM player and PDF reader.
Contents: Introduction and context --
Protocols for the investigation of mass graves --
Health and safety --
Scene of crime examination --
Search, location, excavation, and recovery --
Mortuary procedures I: pathology, radiography, and the role of the anatomical pathology technologist --
Mortuary procedures II: skeletal analysis 1: basic procedures and demographic assessment --
Mortuary procedures III: skeletal analysis 2: techniques for determining identity --
Forensic sciences --
Antemortem data collection: interaction with families and communities.
Responsibility: Margaret Cox [and others].
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