Translation of penology in Spanish:


criminología, n.

Pronunciation /piˈnɑlədʒi//piːˈnɒlədʒi/


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    criminología feminine
    ciencia penal feminine
    • Over the course of the 20th century the practice of penology has witnessed a fierce struggle between proponents of punishment and proponents of rehabilitation.
    • He contributed ideas on education, political economy, psychology, penology, law, history, and political theory, which he set out in five books and over 1,000 essays.
    • With penology and prisons came the idea of rehabilitation, again somewhat inappropriate given the difference in civilian and military perceptions of undesirable character traits.
    • Such an epistemological approach to crime and penology is undoubtedly one of the study's major strengths.
    • ‘The history of penology,’ he went on, ‘is the saddest chapter in the history of civilization.’