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The study of prisons and the punishment of criminals. Latin “poena”=punishment, penalty < Greek “poini”=fine, blood money, penalty + “-ology”=the study/science of.


Modern University or New University?

As I am outside the prison walls on another visit I look at the high walls that keep people inside incarcerated.  This is an institution designed to keep people in and it is obvious from the outside.   539 more words


Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan

Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: London: Hutchinson, 1958, Hardback in dust wrapper. 263 more words

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