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Jan Herman BRINKS

The Netherlands and the Multicultural Crisis Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4, Winter 2014-2015

For several decades, there has been general consensus bridging the Dutch political class regarding the notion of a multicultural society. This consensus is now being challenged.


Opening up in its place is a clear divide opposing, on one side, the increasingly critical public opinion of Islam and its public manifestations – demonstrated by the growth of right wing populism – and on the other, the left elite which is partially united around the illusion of multiculturalism.


Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4, Winter 2014


Immigration islam multiculturalism the Netherlands