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Reburying the Past: The Effects of Repatriation and Reburial on Scientific Inquiry
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Authors: Elizabeth Weiss (San Jose State University, San Jose, CA) 
Book Description:
In this new book, the author puts forth what one can learn from the study of human remains, how human remains have been obtained, the ethical dilemmas surrounding working with human remains, and the legal and political complexities of repatriation and reburial. The author intends to introduce readers to a fascinating realm of science rarely covered in the media, as opposed to the more popular fields of anthropology (e.g. forensics, archaeology, paleoanthropology).

Table of Contents:
Preface
Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. Introduction, pp. 1-3

Chapter 2. Why Study Human Remains?, pp. 5-23

Chapter 3. Anthropologists as the Good Guys, pp. 25-31

Chapter 4. NAGPRA, pp. 33-44

Chapter 5. State Laws, pp. 45-48

Chapter 6. Global Repatriation and Reburial Laws, pp. 49-55

Chapter 7. Repatriation and Reburial: A Religious Issue, pp. 57-66

Chapter 8. Repatriation and Reburial Effects on Scientific Inquiry, pp. 67-81

Chapter 9. Ethical Dilemmas, pp. 83-88

Chapter 10. Future of the Study of Human Remains, pp. 89-100

Appendix A: Useful Websites, pp. 101

Appendix B: NAGPRA Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, pp. 103-115

References
Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   Pages: 7 x 10, 137 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-701-4
   Status: AV
  
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