Professor Sue Black discusses forensic anthropology and what it takes to be a forensic anthropologist. Forensic anthropology is the identification of human remains for the purposes of identification to the court. Black describes the process of identifying a body, an example case where she had to identify skeletal remains, and forensic anthropology as a career.
- Type of Content: In Practice
- Title: Forensic Science: Forensic Anthropology
- Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd.
- Publication year: 2017
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- Discipline: Criminology & Criminal Justice
- Subject: Forensic Science, Criminal Evidences, Criminal Investigation
- Duration: 00:22:13
Keywords: accuracy, awareness, career choice, case reports and case series, case studies, casework, cause of death, confidence in identifications, court appointed counsel, data analysis, decomposition, defense counsel systems, DNA, evidence (law), evidence gathering, exclusion, expert testimony, family, fingerprinting, forensic anthropology, forensic pathology, government, human anatomy, human body parts, identification, inferences, information (concept), inquiry and research, intelligence, interpretation (research), investigation techniques, mass death, mass fatality management, media, missing persons, mortuaries, mortuary practice, notetaking, odontology, pathology, personality and careers, police, politics, professionalism, radiographers, reconstruction, Scientific photography, Scientists, Suicide, team composition, teamwork, technicians, traits, witness testimony
Academic: Sue BlackOnline ISBN: 9781473961364Copyright: (c) SAGE Publications Ltd., 2017