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Synonyms for penology

the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation


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The new penology appeared over the last thirty or so years in response to the state's impotence in the face of high crime rates, (137) in part due to the intractability of the new urban underclass.
63) Courts were reluctant to scrutinize prisoners' rights claims because of concerns about federalism and separation of powers, as well as a lack of familiarity with penology and prison administration.
The current literature on this topic by the proponents of rehabilitation, as well as some of those who favor just deserts, echoes conversations that arose in American penology at a time of extreme confidence in the power of reason, scientific procedure, and the efficacy and moral value of American institutions and their basis in law.
Some aspects of Feeley and Simon's new penology have been devalued in observational studies.
Islam in American prisons; black Muslims' challenge to American penology.
Pennsylvania's correctional system, the oldest in the nation, was the leading influence in the development of penology throughout the 19th century and the forerunner of modern corrections.
7) The new penology, according to Feeley and Simon, is not about punishing or rehabilitating individuals, but identifying and managing groups.
The author criticizes current trends in American penology, including the development of the "supermax" facility, mandatory sentencing, and the tendency to imprison aggressive, bizarre and acting-out mentally ill people without adequate treatment.
Lisa Silverman offers a new cut at an old story: the end of torture and the advent of a less cruel penology.
In 1975 she was appointed Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology at Trinity College Dublin until 1979, when she joined RTE, the Republics Television Station, as a journalist and presenter where she ran head on into an establishment wary of anyone from a Northern Nationalist, pro-Church background.
Contract awarded for Supply And Delivery Of Twenty (20) Units Brand New Portable Generator Set (minimum Of 5kva) For The Bureau Of Jail Management And Penology (2013-165)
Noting that corruption could be the reason for many jailbreaks in the provinces, Robredo said that all local jails should be placed under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) which has highly-trained jail guards.
I recommend this book to anyone interested in American jurisprudence and penology.
of Utrecht, the Netherlands) and Moerings (criminology and penology, Leiden U.