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penology

pee no luh jee

  • n  the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation

  • The main part of the book is concerned with details of prison existenceoften, perhaps, most interesting to students of penology and the strength-through-pain principle behind it.
  • Denouncing the "humanity nonsense of so-called 'scientific penology,' " the code instructs Prussian jailers thus: "It is to be continually brought to the attention of the .
  • When the commandant of the camp where they're interned appears, are we not instantly certain he studied penology with Colonel Saito over on the River Kwai?.
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  • JB Jeyaretnam in NEWS.com.au
    I think what is needed in Singapore is education of the people against the wrongs of the death sentence. We should have a lot more public discussion not only on the death penalty but on the whole question of penology in Singapore,Jeyaretnam...

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