On June 30, 2010 in Dusseldorf for years the experts of the German youth attest public round of talks a disturbing normalization. At the same time, increasingly diverse cultures of youth can be found. How does the rising proportion of youth with a migration background change these scenes in Germany? With this question, experts like the renowned youth researcher Klaus Farin at a public round table deal on June 30 at the Tanzhaus NRW in Dusseldorf. The event will take place in the interkultur.pro programme sponsored by the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Dusseldorf, June 24, 2010 sex, drugs and rock n roll: this was a time. Today’s youth is no longer rebellious enough, but adapted to the contrary the experts.
She hardly challenge the mainstream and handle above all pragmatic. “Policy young people would be interested in barely, while values such as order, security and family with them to” be. The precarious is the central feature of this generation” say the sociologists. The crisis of children”(der Spiegel, 25/2009) are looking for above all stop in their youth cultures: hip-hoppers, punks, Metalheads, or sprayer. These temporary sense communities”provide order and orientation in a society that has become unsafe and represent a compromise between separation and identification for the youth. The different scenes were not so appealing, if they were not also an enormous increase of freedom for its members.
The diversity of current youth cultures is confusing so fascinating as for outsiders. The marketing studies of in recent years have counted between 400 and 600 youth scenes and styles in Germany. You have been where the great art movements of the past and rarely see themselves as counterculture”. So far every new youth culture was eventually taken up by commercial interests and therefore was stranded in the mainstream, the Leipzig sociologist Dieter says rink. In short: the youth cultures are now part of the system.