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Origin of penology
Examples from the Web for penology
There are experts who write on penology, and I read them as well.
Incipient criminals usually started their infamous careers that way; you could read that in any book on penology.By Advice of Counsel|Arthur Train
This message from my pen is not a work on criminology or penology.After Prison - What?|Maud Ballington Booth
Benninghausen is an admirable example of the application of the allopathic principle to penology.The Vagrancy Problem.|William Harbutt Dawson
Word Origin for penology
"study of punishment and crime prevention," 1838, coined apparently by Francis Lieber, corresponding member of the Philadephia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons, from pen- as in penitentiary (ultimately from Latin poena "penalty, punishment;" see penal) + -ology "study of." Related: Penologist; penological.