Suspect Identities: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification
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SUSPECT IDENTITIES: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal IdentificationUser Review - Kirkus
A critical look at the origins of criminal identification and the impact of changing technologies on the field.Cole, who received his Ph.D. in science and technology studies from Cornell, cautions ... Read full review
Suspect identities: a history of criminal identification and fingerprintingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Most of us still think of fingerprint analysis as a kind of gold standard of criminal forensics, expressly developed as an indisputable means of catching the bad guy. Cole points out that these ... Read full review
Jekylls and Hydes
1 Impostors and Incorrigible Rogues
2 Measuring the Criminal Body
3 Native Prints
4 Degenerate Fingerprints
5 Fingerprinting Foreigners
6 From Anthropometry to Dactyloscopy
7 Bloody Fingerprints and Brazen Experts
9 Identification at a Distance
10 Digital Digits
11 Fraud Fabrication and False Positives
12 The Genetic Age
8 Dazzling Demonstrations and Easy Assumptions