A European Youth Revolt: European Perspectives on Youth by Bart van der Steen, Knud Andresen

By Bart van der Steen, Knud Andresen

During the early Eighties, huge components of Europe have been swept with riots and early life revolts. Radicalised teenagers occupied constructions and clashed with the police in towns equivalent to Zurich, Berlin and Amsterdam, whereas in nice Britain and France, 'migrant' youths protested fiercely opposed to their underprivileged place and police brutality. was once there a hyperlink among the formative years revolts in numerous ecu towns, and if this is the case, how have been they hooked up and the way did they impact one another? those questions are critical during this quantity.

This booklet covers case reports from international locations in either jap and Western Europe and focuses not just on political hobbies equivalent to squatting, but additionally on political subcultures similar to punk, in addition to the interplay among them. In doing so, it's the first old assortment with a transnational and interdisciplinary standpoint on formative years, formative years revolts and social pursuits within the 1980s.

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Die achtziger Jugendunruhen in der Schweiz und ihre Folgen (Zurich: Limmat). 4. M. ) (1981) Aussteigen oder rebellieren. Jugendliche gegen Staat und Gesellschaft (Reinbek: Rowohlt); H. Kriesi (1984) Die Zürcher Bewegung. Bilder, Interaktionen, Zusammenhänge (Frankfurt a. /New York: Campus-Verlag). 5. J. Bopp (1981) ‘Trauer-Power. Zur Jugendrevolte 1981’ in Kursbuch 65. Der große Bruch – Revolte 1981, pp. 151–68. 6. R. Roth (1982) ‘Die Indianer sind fern. “Jugendunruhen” und neue soziale Bewegungen in der Bundesrepublik’ Widersprüche, vol.

Finally, the term unrest, which has often been used to describe the protests of the early 1980s, encapsulates an image of stability and disturbance, where the more or less stable social normality is periodically interrupted by instances of disorder, like ripples on the flat surface of a lake 36 Sebastian Haunss caused by a stone thrown into it. Instead of ripples, there may even be a storm that violently agitates the waters, but after a period of agitation the lake surface will invariably return to its calm state of rest.

But with broad movements focusing on one topic, the political calibre was sometimes hard to probe. This is, for example, clear in Didier Chabanet’s analysis of SOS Racisme. After France had witnessed heavy riots in September 1981, community leaders responded with a peaceful March for Equality and Against Racism in 1983. Out of this grew the Beur movement, which focused on the empowerment of ‘migrant’ youths, and also inspired new cultural expressions in film, music and literature. From 1985 onwards, however, the Beur movement was marginalized by large free music festivals organized by SOS Racisme, funded by Mitterand’s Introduction 13 Socialist Party.

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