The Resource Digging for the disappeared : forensic science after atrocity, Adam Rosenblatt, (electronic resource)

Digging for the disappeared : forensic science after atrocity, Adam Rosenblatt, (electronic resource)

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Digging for the disappeared : forensic science after atrocity
Title
Digging for the disappeared
Title remainder
forensic science after atrocity
Statement of responsibility
Adam Rosenblatt
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Language
eng
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 gathered and the dead are named. Adam Rosenblatt examines the ethical, political, and historical foundations of the rapidly growing field of forensic investigation, from the graves of the "disappeared" in Latin America to genocides in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia to post-Saddam Hussein Iraq. In the process, he illustrates how forensic teams strive to balance the needs of war crimes tribunals, transitional governments, and the families of the missing in post-conflict nations. Digging for the Disappeared draws on interviews with key players in the field to present a new way to analyze and value the work forensic experts do at mass graves, shifting the discussion from an exclusive focus on the rights of the living to a rigorous analysis of the care of the dead. Rosenblatt tackles these heady, hard topics in order to extend human rights scholarship into the realm of the dead and the limited but powerful forms of repair available for victims of atrocity
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Midwest
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Rosenblatt, Adam
Dewey number
599.9
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Stanford studies in human rights
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  • Forensic anthropology
  • Dead
  • Mass burials
  • Human rights
  • Atrocities
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Digging for the disappeared : forensic science after atrocity, Adam Rosenblatt, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891803
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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MWT11891803
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11891803
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remote
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11891803
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Digging for the disappeared : forensic science after atrocity, Adam Rosenblatt, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891803
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891803
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891803
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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