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 akin 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 eu towns, and if this is the case, how have been they hooked up and the way did they impression one another? those questions are crucial during this quantity.

This e-book covers case reviews from nations in either jap and Western Europe and focuses not just on political events reminiscent of squatting, but additionally on political subcultures akin to punk, in addition to the interplay among them. In doing so, it's the first historic assortment with a transnational and interdisciplinary point of view on early life, early life revolts and social routine within the 1980s.

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37. 21 Unsere kleine deutsche Kulturrevolution, 1967–1977 (Cologne: Kiepenheuer and Witsch); A. Verbij (2005) Tien rode jaren: Links radicalisme in Nederland, 1970–1980 (Amsterdam: Ambo); E. Smith and M. Worley (eds) (2014) Against the Grain: The British far left from 1956 (Manchester: Manchester University Press). (1977) Wir warn die stärkste der Partein. Erfahrungsberichte aus der Welt der K-Gruppen (Berlin: Rotbuch). Reichardt and Siegfried, Das Alternative Milieu. The song appeared on their album Alle gegen Alle (1983).

They did things we could not do, but we were also doing things that they could not do’. The concept of no future could lead to similar reactions, for example when Piotrowski quotes a Polish punk saying: ‘In Britain, they sing “no future” [ ... ] But I’d like to be on welfare payments there! ’ The establishment too, was very aware of international influences. Thus, Vienna’s authorities in 1980 were so convinced of the idea that riots were alien to their city that they initially saw the riots of 1 March as instigated by four youths from West Germany.

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