Criminalistics : Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism

By (author) Girard, James E.

Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime and Terrorism, Second Edition introduces readers with no background in biology or chemistry, to the study of forensic science, crime analysis and application. Principle topics such as fingerprint identification, DNA, paint and glass analysis, drug toxicology, and forensic soil characterization are thoroughly explained in a reader-friendly manner. Unlike other texts available on this topic, this Second Edition is updated to include comprehensive coverage on important homeland security issues including explosives, weapons of mass destruction, and cybercrime. Key Features: * New case studies and updated sections on analysis of fingerprints and questioned documents offer recent developments and findings in this critical field. * Two new chapters on chemistry and biology equip readers with the foundation and tools necessary to understand more advanced topics. * Extensive updating of Chapter 11 "Drug Use and Abuse," provides the latest methods of drug testing and analysis by federal and state law enforcement agencies.Instructor Resources: * Answers to end of chapter questions * Lecture Outlines * Test Bank * PowerPoint Lecture Outlines Student Resources: * Companion Website (secure) featuring: - web links - interactive glossary - interactive flashcards - chapter spotlights - crossword puzzles *Access to the student companion website can be purchased here Bundles: * Criminalistics with Brown Lab Manual * Criminalistics with Companion Website * Criminalistsics with with Brown Lab Manual and Companion Website * Criminalistics with Current Topics in Ethics eChapters

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書名 Criminalistics : Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism
著作者等 Girard, James E.
書名別名 Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism
出版元 Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
刊行年月 2010.09.17
版表示 2 Rev ed
ページ数 520p
大きさ H277 x W221
ISBN 9780763777319
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国