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also poe·nol·o·gy  (pē-nŏl′ə-jē)
The study, theory, and practice of prison management and criminal rehabilitation.

[Latin poena, penalty (from Greek poinē; see kwei- in Indo-European roots) + -logy.]

pe′no·log′i·cal (pē′nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
pe′no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
pe·nol′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penologist - a person who studies the theory and practice of prison management
social scientist - someone expert in the study of human society and its personal relationships


[piːˈnɒlədʒɪst] Npenalista mf, criminólogo/a m/f


nKriminalpädagoge m, → Kriminalpädagogin f
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He is the resident penologist at Truman State University and has published two books, the latest of which is Prisons, Penology and Penal Reform.
Eight newly plotted routes for wine tourism in Bulgaria were presented on July 212009 at a news conference, where project devisors Anelia Kroushkova, the chairperson of the State Agency for Tourism, French penologist Claude Samson and French wine marketing specialist Pascale Tetot talked about the country's must-see sites, and how to enjoy them while visiting local wineries.
Holland gives no note for this letter, having noted earlier that "Ives was a poet, penologist and low-key homosexual.
The penologist Michael Tonry has in recent years argued that a series of moral panics caused the precipitous rise in the American prison population.
As late as 1889, prominent penologist Ivan Foinitskii succinctly wrote that they "simply do not exist.
Yiannis Paraskevolpoulos (right), penologist with Gaia Wines, said : "We are not starting from zero like the Chileans, Argentinians and Australians did.
the appellant's own expert penologist conceded that [sheriff] Peed's policies met the standards of both the Virginia Board of Corrections and the American Correctional Association.
Every place that I have examined where community policing has occurred, there has been a dramatic drop in crime, particularly in violent crime," says Marvin Wolfgang, the noted University of Pennsylvania penologist.
This session was a candid, fact-based presentation and discussion presented by a Thai director general and a penologist.
For example, such arguments by neo-conservative political theorist and penologist John DiIulio (the Princeton scholar who introduced the term "super-predator" to criminological discourse) against privatization are quite intricate and provocative and appear to have wielded some influence, at least in academic circles.
As a penologist and a former correctional employee, I am always searching for interesting books about the criminal justice system.
Louis Dwight, a prominent penologist whose travels shaped his interest in and advocacy for prison reform.