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dc.contributor.authorCarroll, Danielle Nen_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-04T18:19:39Z
dc.date.available2015-08-04T18:19:39Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.date.submitted2012
dc.identifier.other(ALMA)contemp
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/12310
dc.descriptionThesis (M.S.)--Boston University PLEASE NOTE: Boston University Libraries did not receive an Authorization To Manage form for this thesis or dissertation. It is therefore not openly accessible, though it may be available by request. If you are the author or principal advisor of this work and would like to request open access for it, please contact us at open-help@bu.edu. Thank you.en_US
dc.description.abstractStudies conducted in relation to forensic anthropology often involve the exhumation and analysis of graves with only a single burial (Cross and Simmons 2010; Mann et al., 1990; Megyesi et al., 2005). As the focus upon human rights violations investigations increases in the field of forensic anthropology, new approaches for studying mass graves are needed (Komar, 2003). This study will investigate the effects of re-interments on remains in mass graves and how this information may aid investigators when pursuing information about war crimes and human rights violations around the world. It is up to the forensic anthropologist to gather the evidence found at a mass grave and be able to identify key information, including whether or not the remains had been moved from another location (Jessee and Skinner, 2005). The intent of this study is to investigate how trauma on remains found in mass graves can provide the basis for determining whether or not remains have been moved from a previous interment.en_US
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dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
dc.titleReburial of mass graves: a study of the resulting disturved remainsen_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
etd.degree.levelmastersen_US
etd.degree.disciplineForensic Anthropologyen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US


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