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SPSYA2.3 Discursive Practices and Culture/ ISSS 6 ECTS

General description

A book exam advancing the basic studies in social psychology.

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to discursive research and diverse ways of analyzing discursive practices.


The literature provides basis for discursive research and demonstrates how the approach has been used in analyzing various social situations and 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) Speer, Gender Talk. Routledge 2005;

2) Billig, Freudian Repression. Cambridge University Press 1999;

3) Nikander, Age in Action. Suomalainen tiedeakatemia 2002;

4) Benwell & Stokoe, Discourse and Identity. Edinburgh University Press 2006.


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