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Skinhead

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BBC The Story Of Skinhead - Don Letts

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Fred Perry Subculture Skinheads 2012

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From Rude Boys to Skinheads in the 1960`s

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Skinhead Documentary (The Punk Era, Sham 69, & 1980s Oi)

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Life as an 80's Skinhead

The skinhead subculture originated among working class youths in London, England in the 1960s and soon spread to other parts of the United Kingdom, with a second working class skinhead movement emerging worldwide in the 1980s. Motivated by social alienation and working class solidarity, skinheads are defined by their close-cropped or shaven heads and working class clothing such as Dr. Martens and steel toe work boots, braces, high rise and varying length straight-leg jeans, and button down collar shirts, usually slim fitting in check or plain. The movement reached a peak during the 1960s, experienced a revival in the 1980s, and, since then, has endured in multiple contexts worldwide.