Criminal Justice Contract of Different Populations

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Running head: CRIMINAL JUSTICECriminal JusticeName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1CRIMINAL JUSTICETable of ContentsConcept of Intersectionality.............................................................................................................2Criminal Justice Contract of different populations..........................................................................2Aboriginals and Indigenous people.................................................................................................3Cognitive Impairments and Mental illness......................................................................................4Aboriginal women...........................................................................................................................4Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................5Bibliography....................................................................................................................................6
2CRIMINAL JUSTICEConcept of IntersectionalityIntersectionality is a sociological theory about how an individual faces multiple threats ofdiscrimination under circumstance when their identities have common characteristics withminority of classes like gender, race, age, health, ethnicity and other characteristics. It is afeminist theory that commences from the premise that people live layered and multiple identitiesthat is derive from history, social relations and the operation of power structure (Nowacki 2017).There are people who belong to several communities that are different from each other and theysimultaneously experience privilege and oppression. For instance, a woman may be subjected todomestic violence yet be respected by medical professional. Intersectional analysis aims ataddressing issues related to patriarchy, racism, class oppression and other discriminating systemsleads to inequalities that forms the relative position of women. It considers social, political andhistorical contexts and recognizes distinctive experience faced by the individuals resulting fromvarious forms of identity (Paik 2017).Criminal Justice Contract of different populationsThe phrase ‘culturally appropriate’ is usually used to define efforts made by institutionsto communicate with a specific population by considering the cultural knowledge possessed bysuch specific population. The phrase in the context of criminal justice, refers to the followingessential elements:it deals with the growing familiarity with the cultural knowledge and perspectives ofcertain populations;it further recognizes the blind spots of Western Culture;
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