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Penology

The science of prison administration and rehabilitation of criminals.

See: discipline, punishment
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This managerial or actuarial aspect of the new penology requires administrators to "identify[ ] and manag[e] unruly groups.
In a Florida study, Lucken (1998) concludes that the new penology is not much different from the old one.
See JOHN LEWIS GILLIN, CRIMINOLOGY AND PENOLOGY 388 (1926).
Prison-bound conversion to Islam, particularly with regards to the Nation of Islam, which has achieved significant success due to its provision of an effective mechanism of protection for its converts and its promises of reintegration into its social and economic infrastructures following release, thus poses a counter-narrative of rehabilitation that resonates strongly among African Americans who have experienced the racist brutality of American penology.
Those completing the survey were highly qualified experts, including professors of Sharia, criminal law, criminology and penology, and police, judges and district attorneys.
Drawing from a number of quantitative and qualitative sources, the author presents a narrative history of the incarceration of women in Illinois, including the effects of changing theories of penology and social discourses about feminine criminality, the organization of women's prisons, the actual conditions of women in the prison system, and the attitudes of law enforcement, judicial, and prison parole officials towards women convicts.
Such an epistemological approach to crime and penology is undoubtedly one of the study's major strengths.
The four guards of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) were taken by around 200 rebels on July 21 in an operation to rescue one of their comrades, Dennis Rodenas who is facing charges of illegal possession of explosives.
Those with interests in penology, sociology, social anthropology and history will find The Medieval Prison, which recreates the life of medieval prisons in Venice, Florence and Bologna, a valuable reference on the often neglected fields of medieval penological and legal history.
International handbook of penology and criminal justice.
COMPARING PRISON SYSTEMS: TOWARD A COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL PENOLOGY (Robert P.