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Book review: Forensic Science Handbook Volume III, Richard Saferstein (Ed), 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, (Date), 534 pages, ISBN 978-0-13-220715-7

Tobe, S.S.ORCID: 0000-0002-4854-6278 (2010) Book review: Forensic Science Handbook Volume III, Richard Saferstein (Ed), 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, (Date), 534 pages, ISBN 978-0-13-220715-7. Science & Justice, 50 (4). pp. 210-211.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2010.04.001
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Abstract

Thirteen years after the first edition, Saferstein's Forensic Science Handbook Volume III comes this second edition. The second edition compromises nine chapters which cover a diverse range of topics from analysis of dust (Chapter 2), applications of IR spectroscopy (Chapter 3) and microscopy (Chapter 4) thru DNA (Chapter 7) and Y-STRs (Chapter 8), and firearm discharge residue (Chapter 9). The quality of the images within this edition is far superior to that of the first edition in terms of size and clarity. This is especially evident in Chapter 7. I will review this book in two ways: as an overall review and; as a comparison to the first edition...

Item Type: Non-refereed Article
Publisher: Forensic Science Society
Copyright: © 2010 Forensic Science Society.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/45178
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