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SPSYA2.1 Interaction process/ ISSS 6 ECTS

General description

A book exam advancing the basic studies in social psychology.

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to immediate (facial) social interaction and its foundational significance in maintaining and shaping social relationships.


The literature provides basis for analyzing and comprehending interaction process in varying contexts.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Literature examination on a general examination day. The essay
option must be discussed with the teacher beforehand. The availability of thematic seminars varies yearly.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials


1) Ochs & Capps, Living narrative: Creating lives in everyday storytelling. Harvard University Press 2001;

2) Maynard, Bad News, Good News. University of Chicago Press 2003;

3) Arminen, Institutional Interaction. Ashgate 2005.


Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Psychology (Social Psychology/ISSS)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities