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PENOLOGY (Lat. poena, punishment)

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 116 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PENOLOGY (Lat. poena, punishment), the modern name given to penitentiary science, that concerned with the processes devised and adopted 4r the repression and prevention of crime. (See CRIME; CRIMINOLOGY; PRISON; JUVENILE OFFENDERS; RECIDIVISM, &C.)
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