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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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One, Sir Zelman Cowen, the subject of the conference gathered to reflect on his work as lawyer, university teacher and administrator, later Governor-General; the second, Sir John Vincent Barry, judge, criminologist, historian and civil libertarian; the third, Norval Morris, criminal lawyer, criminologist and penologist.
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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.
The most prominent Japanese penologist at this time, Ogawa Shigejiro [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1863-1925), criticized the Japanese decision to introduce flogging as due to thoughtless "worship of foreign countries" such as the Western imperial powers that created a separate caste of colonial subjects who were not regarded as deserving equal treatment under the law.
discussing how the prison of ancient Athens was almost entirely custodial and not for long-term incarceration); Sellin, supra note 119, at 1 ("The historical penologist cannot but be impressed by the comparative rarity of imprisonment for punitive offenses during ancient, medieval, and much of modern times.
Holland gives no note for this letter, having noted earlier that "Ives was a poet, penologist and low-key homosexual.
1947 (obituary); and Rupert Cross, Punishment, prison and the public: An assessment of penal reform in twentieth century England by an armchair penologist (London: Stevens, 1971), pp.
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.
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