Biological affinity in forensic identification of human skeletal remains [electronic resource] : beyond black and white / edited by Gregory E. Berg, Sabrina C Ta'ala.

Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
1 online resource (xx, 314 pages) : illustrations.
Forensic anthropology.
Forensic osteology.
Medical subjects:
Forensic Anthropology.
Bone and Bones.
Forensic Genetics.
A brief history of the race concept in physical anthropology / Sabrina C. Ta'ala
Biological affinity in medicolegal, public, and anthropological contexts / Gregory E. Berg and Sabrina C. Ta'ala
Cranial morphoscopic traits and the assessment of American black, American white, and Hispanic ancestry / Joseph T. Hefner
Biological affinity and sex from the mandible utilizing multiple world populations / Gregory E. Berg
Metric ancestry estimation from the postcranial skeleton / Kate Spradley
The sagittal suture as an indicator of race and sex / Robert W. Mann, Jiro Manabe, John E. Byrd, Stephanie Ah Sam, Thomas D. Holland, and Panya Tuams
Beyond the cranium : ancestry estimation from the lower limb / Natalie R. Shirley, Emam ElHak Abdel Fatah, and Mohamed Mahfouz
Population affinities of Hispanic crania : implications for forensic identification / Ann H. Ross , Dennis E. Slice, and Douglas H. Ubelaker
Dental nonmetric variation around the world : using key traits in populations to estimate ancestry in individuals / Joel D. Irish
Dental morphological estimation of ancestry in forensic contexts / Heather J.H. Edgar
Size matters : discrimination between American blacks and whites, males and females, using tooth crown dimensions / Edward F. Harris and Candice L. Fost er
Linking identity with landscape : osteological and Sr-Pb isotopic methods for biogeoreference / Erin H. Kimmerle and George D. Kamenov
The use of dna in the identification of degraded human skeletal remains : a basic primer / Suni M. Edson and Alexander F. Christensen
Identification of deceased unauthorized border crossers in the United States / Lori E. Baker
Sequence, haplotype, and ancestry : using the mitochondrial DNA hypervariable region to predict forensic "race" / Alexander F. Christensen.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Berg, Gregory E., editor of compilation.
Ta'ala, Sabrina C., editor of compilation.
CRC Press
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
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