Race, Crime and Criminal Justice in the Netherlands

  • Josine Junger-Tas


All prosperous European countries have within their borders large groups of residents who have different ethnic origins. This is a relatively new phenomenon for those former non-immigrant countries who had originally received only students from their colonies, who came to Europe to complete their studies. According to a 1952 definition from the United Nation subcommission for the Protection of Minorities, minorities are Non-dominant population groups with stable ethnic, religious or linguistic characteristics and traditions that distinguish them from the rest of the population and which they wish to conserve’.


Ethnic Minority Delinquent Behavior Social Control Theory Youth Gang Dutch Student 
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  • Josine Junger-Tas
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  1. 1.University of Utrechtthe Netherlands

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