By Herman Roodenburg, Peter Jan Margry

In recent times, Dutch society has gone through radical ameliorations, because of complicated political, social and ethnic advancements. This booklet offers an interdisciplinary research of those adjustments at various degrees, additionally touching on them to wider ecu and worldwide transformation tactics. to start with, studying the formations of Dutch identification, it then discusses topical matters similar to Turkish immigrants, ethnic tensions, and the ameliorations in faith, costume and nationwide culture. It additionally highlights the contribution of Dutch ethnology to the overseas debate. total, it presents a desirable and insightful view on sleek Dutch society.

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In the course of this group interaction, which may turn into a competition, some Moroccan-Dutch youths wear baggy streetwear, while others prefer Italian brandname clothes. I believe that this range of choices arises from the current discourses about these styles among youths, including those on the Internet. Baggy streetwear is considered masculine and tough but – according to some – has the disadvantage of being known as a black style. While Moroccan-Dutch youths devise styles of their own, in part through youth vernaculars containing many words from Berber or Moroccan Arabic, they still risk being labelled as blacks or as wannabe blacks, rather than as Moroccan-Dutch youths.

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