The privilege conferred on a person or an organization is more valuable than what others have. They are often obtained after one is born or due to economic status, social standing, and/or their own efforts. Among other benefits, majorities such as the whites, heterosexuals and men have greater access to resources than those in minority groups. These privileged groups often have an influence on policymaking in many countries.
The policymaking process involves many steps before a policy can be implemented. Before the process can be initiated, it must have a problem that is of public interest to government. Bhopal. 2018, 2018. Black and minority ethnic (BME) groups are still marginalized and excluded from society in comparison to whites. Equality Act regulations, which provide protection against discrimination for certain groups due to white privilege concerns, were created. Therefore, politicians need to address the problem of rising criticisms and complaints regarding these benefits.
The privileged are involved in policy development. They seek to find solutions for the problems. But the majority of elite groups have the ability to influence policy choices and possess the necessary authority. Affluent communities are more likely to be involved in policymaking (Anyebe). 2018). This could allow them to alter policies in their favor. An example of this is rich people who can use policies to their advantage are those with adequate resources. Suggested regulations are the result of this process. The formulation of suggested regulations is often done by Congress and the Supreme Court to provide a final ruling. Participation by society is required in order to ensure that the policy is implemented. For changes to take place, those in privileged positions must be able to accept the rules and make them effective.