Community Police Essay

858 WordsOct 13, 20124 Pages
Individuals can appraoch the concept of disadvantage groups from different disciplines. The approach can be sociological, moral, anthropological, economic, political and even psychological. We explore the issues presented as we view and understand the clarity presented through different appraoches and examples through theories and related texts. This essay tries to present the problem of disadvantaged groups specifically aimed at indigenous groups from a legal point of view, and it is from this perspective that some of the institutional and normative problems of the legal order are analysed. This approach clearly reduces the scope of the discussion, but it allows us more clarity and presents a specific example of institutional change that follows a political change in public policy in a complex state. It is clear that from a legal point of view, the discussion of indigenous groups has to be of the legal norms that regulate them and the specific institutions used to enforce or apply these norms which has implemented these changes. We primarily focus on the problems of disadvantaged groups of indigenous people and view how they engage into contact with policing in a positive/negative manner as we explore examples of good policing practices in social and inclusive ways. Indigenous people The term ‘indigenous’ generally identifies people who are descendents of the original inhabitants of a particular area of land and who have long-standing cultural roots in that land which is now, more often than not, controlled by a dominant non-indigenous power base. As such, indigenous people are generally a rural, highly marginalised, disempowered and disadvantaged people. Indigenous People Indigenous communities especially in Africa, the Australias, asia and Australasia/Oceania have become an increasingly important part of corporate social responsibility (CSR)

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