Forensic Archaeology: A Global Perspective
Forensic archaeology is mostly defined as the use of archaeological methods and principles within a legal context. However, such a definition only covers one aspect of forensic archaeology and misses the full potential this discipline has to offer. This paper will focus on the perception of forensic archaeology as practiced in different countries, intergovernmental organisations or NGO’s. It will show that the practice of forensic archaeology differs worldwide as a result of diverse historical, educational, legal and judicial backgrounds.
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Forensic Archaeology: A Global Perspective. Mike Groen, Nicholas Marquez-Grant, Rob Janaway. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 395381)