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.
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 communities especially in Africa, the Australias, asia and Australasia/Oceania have become an increasingly important part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) thinking for many companies seeking to operate on the land, and within the communities, of specific...