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1st Edition - January 2, 2018
Editor: Max M. Houck
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Behavioral Analysis, the latest release in the Advanced Forensic Science series, an ongoing reference that grew out of recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report: Strengthening… Read more
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Behavioral Analysis, the latest release in the Advanced Forensic Science series, an ongoing reference that grew out of recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report: Strengthening Forensic Science: A Path Forward serves as a graduate level text for those studying and teaching forensic psychology, and is also an excellent reference for forensic psychologists. Coverage includes investigations, death and violence, abuse, other methods and professional issues. Edited by a world-renowned, leading forensic expert, the Advanced Forensic Science series is a long overdue solution for those in the forensic science community.
Provides basic principles of forensic science and an overview of forensic behavioral analysis
Contains sections on investigations, abuse, death and violence
Includes coverage of other methods, such as phonetics and forensic linguistics
Includes a section on professional issues, such as crime scene to court, expert witness testimony, health and safety
Graduate students and educators, as well as entry level professionals
*Please note all sections will include Key Terms, Review Questions, Discussion Questions, and Additional Reading sections.
Section 1 Introduction Basic Principles of Forensic Sciences Forensic Classification of Evidence Interpretation/The Comparative Method Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry Forensic Psychiatry Forensic Psychology Investigative Psychology
Section 2: Investigations Behavioral Forensic Science: An Overview Modus Operandi Offender Signature Psychological Autopsies Criminal Profiling Detection of Deception Lie Detection Stalking
Section 3: Deaths and Violence Autoerotic Death Asphyctic deaths - Overview and Pathophysiology Traumatic and Postural Asphyxia, Physical Restrains Serial Killing Defense wounds Self-inflicted injuries Sexual Violence
Section 5: Professional Issues Interpretation From Crime Scene to Court Expert Witness Qualifications and Testimony Forensic Laboratory Reports Health and Safety
No. of pages: 232
Published: January 2, 2018
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780128022627
eBook ISBN: 9780128025024
Max M. Houck
Dr. Max M. Houck is an internationally-recognized forensic expert with research interests in forensic science, education, and the forensic enterprise and its industries. He has worked in all aspects of forensic science, including at the FBI Laboratory. Dr. Houck has published widely in books and peer-reviewed journals. His anthropology and trace evidence casework includes the Branch Davidian Investigation, the September 11 attacks on the Pentagon, the D.B. Cooper case, the US Embassy bombings in Africa, and the West Memphis Three case, among hundreds of others. He served for six years as the Chair of the Forensic Science Educational Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC). Dr. Houck is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a founding Co-Editor of the journal Forensic Science Policy and Management.
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Vice President, Forensic and Intelligence Services, LLC