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Forensic science : an introduction to scientific and investigative techniques / edited by Stuart H. James, Jon J. Nordby, Suzanne Bell
Books/Textual Material | CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group | 2014 | Fourth edition.
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Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]
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xiv, 600 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Foreword to the fourth edition -- Editors -- Contributors -- Section 1: Setting the Stage // 1. Justice and Science / Jon J. Nordby and Suzanne Bell -- 2. Evidence: Origins, Types, and Admissibility / Linda R. Netzel, Terrence F. Kiely, and Suzanne Bell -- Section 2: The Crime Scene // 3. Crime Scene Investigation / Marilyn T. Miller and Patrick Jones -- 4. Bloodstain Patterns / Stuart H. James, Paul E. Kish, and T. Paulette Sutton -- Section 3: Forensic Death Investigation // 5. Death Investigation / Ronald K. Wright -- 6. Forensic Anthropology / William D. Haglund and Marcella H. Sorg -- 7. Forensic Entomology / Gail S. Anderson -- Section 4: Forensic Biology // 8. Identification of Blood and Body Fluids / Andrew Greenfield, Monica M. Sloan, and Robert P. Spaulding -- 9. DNA Typing / George T. Duncan, Martin L. Tracey, and Éric Stauffer -- Section 5: Forensic Chemistry // 10. Forensic Toxicology / John Joseph Fenton and Suzanne Bell -- 11. Seized Drug Analysis / Donnell R. Christian and Suzanne Bell -- 12. Arson, Fire, and Explosives / David R. Redsicker -- Section 6: Pattern and Impression Evidence // 13. Fingerprints / R.E. Gaensslen -- 14. Firearms and Tool Marks / Walter K. Rowe -- 15. Tread Impressions / William J. Bodziak -- Section 7: Cross-Cutting Forensic Disciplines // 16. Trace Evidence / Thomas A. Kubic and Nicholas Petraco -- 17. Questioned Documents / Howard Seiden and Frank Norwitch -- Section 8: Engineering and Computing // 18. Forensic Engineering / Randall K. Noon -- 19. Forensic Computing / Zeno Geradts and Thomas A. Johnson -- Section 9: The Human Element and the Future of Forensic Science // 20. Behavioral Science and Forensic Science / Kenneth P. Baker, Robert D. Keppel, Michael R. Napier, Robert L. Sadoff, and Louis B. Schlensinger -- 21. The Future of Forensic Science / Suzanne Bell -- Appendix A // Appendix B -- Index.
Summary
"Covering a range of fundamental topics essential to modern forensic investigation, the fourth edition of the landmark text Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques presents contributions from experts in the field who discuss case studies from their own personal files...Going beyond theory to application, this text incorporates the wisdom of forensic practitioners who discuss the real cases they have investigated. Color-coded sidebars in each chapter provide historical notes, case studies, and current events as well as advice for career advancement."-- Back cover.
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9781439853832 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1439853835 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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20150216033417.0
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(OCoLC)853618606
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