PENOLOGY

1. the scientific analysis of the management of correctional institutions and the rehabilitation of convicts. 2. with regard to older writings, the department of criminology regarding the theory and practice of the punishment of crime.

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Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PENOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/penology/ (accessed November 27, 2020).
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