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pe·nol·o·gy

also poe·nol·o·gy  (pē-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.

penology

(piːˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Sociology) the branch of the social sciences concerned with the punishment of crime
2. (Law) the science of prison management
Also called: poenology
[C19: from Greek poinē punishment]
penological adj
ˌpenoˈlogically adv
peˈnologist n

pe•nol•o•gy

(piˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study of the punishment of crime.
2. the study of the management of prisons.
[1830–40; peno- (comb. form representing Greek poinḗ penalty) + -logy]
pe•no•log•i•cal (ˌpin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
pe•nol′o•gist, n.

penology

1. the science of the punishment of crime.
2. the science of the management of prisons. — penologist, n.
See also: Crime

penology

The study of the punishment of crime and prisons.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penology - the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation
criminology - the scientific study of crime and criminal behavior and law enforcement
Translations

penology

[piːˈnɒlədʒɪ] Nciencia f penal, criminología f

penology

nKriminalpädagogik f
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Customs broker Mark Taguba has been transferred to the detention facility of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) confirmed on Friday.
Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, spokesman for the PNP, said Taguba should be transferred to detention facilities under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology.
According to principles of penology, an offence has to be first defined before it is made punishable.
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The rhetorical (and, possibly, jurisprudential) appeal of this strain of historical dualism--summonsing the memory of a just and revolutionary "tradition" of penology (or at least a certain strain of a just and revolutionary tradition of penology in the United States)--is clear.
The inmates were in five jails we visited: Two jails under the supervision of the Bureau of Corrections, and three jails under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology.
Kenji Nagata, a penology expert, said it is the first time the number of minutes it takes to execute an inmate has been confirmed in official documents, noting the duration is likely to be the same today because no changes have been made to the method of execution.
I am reminding them that the four personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, who were abducted while transporting to court a communist prisoner on July 21 in Bukidnon in the south, have not yet been released.
Those with interests in penology, sociology, social anthropology and history will find The Medieval Prison, which recreates the life of medieval prisons in Venice, Florence and Bologna, a valuable reference on the often neglected fields of medieval penological and legal history.
Providing the non-specialist general reader with a window into the lives and circumstances of the incarcerated, "Maggots In My Sweet Potatoes" reveals the inherent weakness of a penology system that is breaking down under the burden of having to cope with overcrowding, under-funding, mental illness, emotional volatility, addiction, and the assorted stresses of life behind bars.
Wonderfully illustrated throughout with color photographs and line drawings of the flora and fauna of Rikers Island, "Doing Time In The Garden" is strongly recommended reading for sociology students, social service professionals, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in penology, prison reform, felon rehabilitation, or gardening.
The proposal, approved by the Senate Corrections and Penology Subcommittee, would set up a volunteer donor program in prisons to teach inmates about the need for donors.