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15: Forensic Anthropology
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- Define forensic anthropology as a subfield of biological anthropology.
- Describe the seven steps carried out during skeletal analysis.
- Outline the four major components of the biological profile.
- Contrast the four categories of trauma.
- Explain how to identify the different taphonomic agents that alter bone.
- Discuss ethical considerations for forensic anthropology.
- 15.1: Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
- 15.2: Skeletal Analysis
- 15.3: Dig Deeper- Bioarchaeology
- 15.4: Trauma Analysis
- 15.5: Taphonomy
- 15.6: Ethics and Human Rights
- 15.7: Special Topic- Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
- 15.8: Review Questions
- 15.9: End of Chapter Content