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Klaus Farin, founder and head of the archive of youth cultures in Berlin, this analysis corrected: the youth was never rebellious. It was always just minorities. The majority of each generation is, however, bakhsh, stuffy, consumer trottelig and disengaged.” Farina also noted a certain quiets of the decades of youthful innovation thrust: the typical characteristics of today’s youth culture seems to be that they are old. All youth cultures that ever existed, still exist. Big youth scenes occur since the 1990s. The last dominant youth culture still hip hop right now is.” Today makes the crossover”, the constant mix of existing styles, dynamics. It belongs to the normalcy of today’s young people to undergo up to six different scenes. “The central message of today’s youth culture seems to be: If you believe, with a view to be able to assess me, you deceives you enormously”, Farin explains.

A significantly innovative element is the increasing proportion of young people with a migration background in Germany. However, the majority society knows very little about it. So the media reports about Turkish or German-Russian youth frequently as issue groups”, which incorporated either as bad or particularly aggressive represented. In fact, young people from a migrant background both put sex long creative impulses in the German youth cultures. Against the background that they have diverse forms of expression and combine different identities, that is not a surprising fact.

The brochure youth culture between Islam and Islamism. “Lifestyle, media and music”, the Berlin network school without racism school with courage “in 2008 with the support of the Federal Government published, reflecting the impact of the crossover for migrants. An interesting hybrid of subcultures in Germany is for example pop-Islam”: on the one hand young people hear Hip-Hop, wearing designer clothing and want to make a career in the music business. On the other hand represent at the same time more conservative morals, like for example sexual abstinence before marriage, abstinence, or abandonment of the consumption.