Crime and the Construction of Forensic Objectivity from 1850: Introduction

  • Alison AdamEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Histories of Policing, Punishment and Justice book series (PHPPJ)


Introduces the edited collection, locating it in relation to relevant literature and introduces the historical and methodological approaches and themes represented in the work. The concept of forensic objectivity is introduced. Describes the logic of sub-sections, chapter ordering and inclusion of chapters. Brief description of chapters. The rationale for the ordering of chapters into three parts is described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUK

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