Publication details [#54979]

Günthner, Susanne. 2011. The dynamics of communicative practices in transmigrational contexts: ‘insulting remarks’ and ‘stylized category animations’ in everyday interactions among male youth in Germany. Text & Talk 31 (4) : 447–473.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study argues that young migrant men living in Germany, use the communicative practices of “insulting remarks” and “stylized category animations”, as interactional resources to contextualize “belonging”/“association” versus “otherness”, and to construct a cultural identity.