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Encyclopedia of forensic science
Encyclopedia of forensic science
Bell, Suzanne2004
Books
Review: "Featuring more than 600 cross-referenced entries (most with their own further reading sources) that detail a topic's significance and development in forensic science and its relation to other topics, the encyclopedia also includes 14 essays interspersed throughout the text that explain how forensic science relates to areas such as drug testing in sports, privacy concerns, and the interface of forensic science and forensic engineering."--BOOK JACKET.
Main title:
Imprint:
New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, c2004.
Collation:
xvi, 350 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Entries A-Z -- Feature Essays: "Forensic Science and History" -- "Classification, Identification, Individualization, and a Common Source" -- "Myths of Forensic Science" -- "DNA Typing and Privacy" -- "Drug Testing in Sports" -- "Careers in Forensic Science: A Reality Check" -- "Learning from Tragedy: Forensic Science and Terrorist Attacks" -- "History of Fingerprints: Stay Tuned!" -- "The Future of Forensic Science" -- "Fiction and Forensic Science" -- "TWA Flight 800: Mass Disaster and the Interface of Criminal Investigation, Forensic Science, and Forensic Engineering" -- "The Future of Lie Detection" -- "Forensic Science and Juries: How Complex Is Too Complex?" -- "The 'Top Ten' Cases in Forensic Science" -- App. II. Common Abbreviations and Acronyms.
ISBN:
0816048118 (hbk)
Dewey class:
363.25363.2503
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryTrue Crime363.25 BELAvailable
Sandringham LibraryTrue Crime363.25 BELUnavailable due to Sandringham Library Building Project until the end of 2020. (Set: 15 Jul 2019)
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