Penology

Penology (from the Latin poena, `punishment` and the Greek suffix -logia, `study of`) is a section of criminology that deals with the philosophy and practice of various societies in their attempts to repress criminal activities, and satisfy public opinion via an appropriate treatment regime for persons convicted of criminal offences. The Oxfor...
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Penology

• (n.) The science or art of punishment.
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penology

poenology noun the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation
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Penology

Pe·nol'o·gy noun [ Greek ..., or Latin poena , punishment + -logy .] The science or art of punishment. [ Written also pœnology .]
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penology

penology, poenology The study, theory, and practice of prison management and criminal rehabilitation. Penitentiary science which is concerned with the processes devised and adopted for the punishment, repression, and prevention of crime, and the treatment of prisoners.
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penology

study of crime and punishment
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penology

the branch of criminology concerned with prison management
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penology

the division of criminology that concerns itself with the philosophy and practice of society in its efforts to repress criminal activities. As the ... [13 related articles]
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penology

[n] - the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation
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