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Title Digging for the disappeared : forensic science after atrocity / Adam Rosenblatt.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]
©2015

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 278 pages) : illustrations
Series Stanford studies in human rights
Stanford studies in human rights.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 16 2015).
Subject Forensic anthropology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Dead -- Identification.
Mass burials.
Human rights.
Atrocities.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Introduction : born at the graves : a human rights movement takes shape -- The stakeholders in international forensic investigations -- The politics of grief -- Forensics of the sacred -- Dead to rights -- Caring for the dead.
Summary The mass graves from our long human history of genocide, massacres, and violent conflict form an underground map of atrocity that stretches across the planet's surface. In the past few decades, due to rapidly developing technologies and a powerful global human rights movement, the scientific study of those graves has become a standard facet of post-conflict international assistance. Digging for the Disappeared provides readers with a window into this growing but little-understood form of human rights work, including the dangers and sometimes unexpected complications that arise as evidence is g.
Other Title Print version: Rosenblatt, Adam. Digging for the disappeared : forensic science after atrocity. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2015 xxi, 278 pages Stanford studies in human rights. 9780804788779