Age Estimation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128144916

Age Estimation

1st Edition

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Editors: Joe Adserias-Garriga
Paperback ISBN: 9780128144916
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st April 2019
Page Count: 200
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Description

Age Estimation: A Multidisciplinary Approach is the only reference in the field covering all techniques and methods involving age estimation from different perspectives. This book provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of age estimation, including aging the living and the dead, human rights, scientific rationale of the estimates, and skeletal, dental age and biochemical techniques and methods. Each chapter is written by internationally known expert contributors, making this book a one-of-a-kind resource for those involved in estimating the age of the living and the dead.

Key Features

  • Presents a concentration of all techniques and methods involving age estimation in a single volume
  • Provides a multidisciplinary approach that lends itself to researchers, practitioners and students from a variety of different fields
  • Includes contributions by world renowned forensic specialists

Readership

Forensic Anthropologists, Forensic Pathologists, Forensic Odontologists, and Bioarchaeologists. Law enforcement and the legal community

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Age Estimation
2. Legal Background of Age Estimation for the Dead and the Living
3. Scientifical Rationale of Age Estimation

Section 1: ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACH OF AGE ESTIMATION
4. Estimation of Age of the Living and the Dead: The Evolution of Methodology
5. Skeletal Age Estimation in Juveniles and Sub-adults
6. Skeletal Age Estimation in Adults

Section 2: ODONTOLOGICAL APPROACH OF AGE ESTIMATION
7. Dental Estimation of Age of the Living and the Dead: State of Art
8. Dental Age Estimation in Fetal and Children
9. Dental Age Assessment in Late Adolescence
10. Dental Age Estimation in Adults

Section 3: HISTOLOGICAL APPROACH OF AGE ESTIMATION
11. Bone Histology for Age-at-Death Estimation
12. Neonatal Line as Evidence of Live Birth
13. Tooth Cementum Annulations Applied to Estimate Age

Section 4: BIOCHEMICAL APPROACH OF AGE ESTIMATION
14. The Evolution of Methodology in Biochemical Age Estimation
15. Age Estimation Based on Chemical Approaches
16. Age Estimation Based on Molecular Biology Approaches

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128144916

About the Editor

Joe Adserias-Garriga

Dr. Adserias-Garriga is a Forensic Anthropologist, Forensic Odontologist and Oral Surgeon from Spain, where she directed and lectured in different postgraduate programs in Forensic Science. She is an external advisor to Mossos d´Esquadra (Catalonian Police), who honored her contribution in forensic casework. Dr. Adserias-Garriga is currently working as Forensic Anthropologist at Forensic Anthropology Center, Texas State University. She has conducted research collaborations in the U.S. with the Smithsonian Institution, University of Tennessee, Mercyhurst University, and other academic institutions in Europe as well. She is also an ABFO Diplomate, and co-founder of the International Group of Forensic Odontology for Human Rights. She is Member of the INTERPOL DVI Odontology SubWorking Group and the INTERPOL DVI Pathology-Anthropology SubWorking Group.

Affiliations and Expertise

Forensic Anthropologist, Forensic Anthropology Center, Texas State University, American Board of Forensic Odontology Diplomate, Co-founder, International Group of Forensic Odontology for Human Rights, Odontology SubWorking Group and Pathology-Anthropology SubWorking Group Member, INTERPOL DVI

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