Immigration as a Colonial Inheritance: Post-Colonial Immigrants in the Netherlands, 1945–2002

  title={Immigration as a Colonial Inheritance: Post-Colonial Immigrants in the Netherlands, 1945–2002},
  author={Hans van Amersfoort and Mies van Niekerk},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies},
  pages={323 - 346}
As in France and Britain, immigration into the Netherlands after World War II is partly an inheritance of the country's colonial past. In this paper we consider four post-colonial migration flows to the Netherlands, two from the East Indies—the Eurasian population known as ‘Indische Nederlanders’ and the Moluccans—and two from the West Indies—the Surinamese and the Antilleans. We examine the factors that have been crucial for the integration (or non-integration) of these immigrants into Dutch… 

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