Forensic Science

Forensic Science

An Encyclopedia of History, Methods, and Techniques

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The only A–Z reference work on forensic science, one of the most intriguing and exciting fields in criminological studies.


The only A–Z reference work on forensic science, one of the most intriguing and exciting fields in criminological studies.


• 300+ A–Z entries covering all aspects of forensic science, including crime scene investigation, evidence identification, and the historical development of forensics

• 30+ photographs illustrating techniques such as the examination of ink and handwriting, hairs and fibers, guns and ammunition, and foot and tire prints

• Clear, descriptive entries, geared toward high school students and readers interested in criminology or criminal justice

• Dozens of real life examples from the fields of criminology, justice, and forensic science, revealing the latest and most advanced techniques



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Written for a general audience, this reference provides a comprehensive overview of forensic science. Concise, alphabetically arranged entries cover various technologies, legal standards, important cases, and key individuals. A sampling of topics includes the Romanov family, handwriting comparison, glass fracture matching, and the Daubert Supreme Court ruling. The authors are affiliated with the National Forensic Science Technology Center in Largo, Florida. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2006
ISBN: 9781576071946
1576071944
Characteristics: viii, 307 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Savage, Kathleen A.
Clark, Leigh A.

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