9780071545334

Opportunities in Forensic Science

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    9780071545334

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    0071545336

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Get started in a position that has a future and is financially rewarding. Opportunities in Forensic Science Careers provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of forensics. Book jacket.

Author Biography

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Forensic Science Fieldsp. 1
Role of forensic sciences
Forensic science fields
Other forensic disciplines
Forensic science and the law
Sample job titles
Training
Sample programs
Job settings
Working conditions
Salaries for forensic scientists
Forensic Evidencep. 19
Crime scene reconstruction
Specializations
Credentials for criminalists
Sample jobs
Firsthand accounts
A final thought
Accident and Fire Investigationp. 43
Role of investigators
Training for investigators
Salaries
Sample jobs
Firsthand accounts
A final thought
Forensic Medicinep. 61
Forensic pathology
Forensic dentistry and odontology
Forensic nursing
Sample jobs
Firsthand account
A final thought
Forensic Anthropologyp. 87
Branches of anthropology
Training
Job settings
Finding a job
Salaries
Sample job
Firsthand account
A final thought
Forensic Psychology and Psychiatryp. 103
Legal issues
Work settings
Training for forensic psychologists and psychiatrists
Forensic social work and mental health counseling
Training for forensic social workers and counselors
Psychiatric technicians
Salaries
Sample jobs
Firsthand accounts
A final thought
Emerging Forensic Science Fieldsp. 131
Forensic computer and cyber investigations
Forensic accounting
Forensic economics
Forensic engineering
Forensic architecture
Wildlife forensics
Sample jobs
A final thought
Professional Associationsp. 153
Further Readingp. 167
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