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SPSYA2.4 Institutions, Organizations and Groups/ ISSS 6 ECTS

General description

A book exam advancing the basic studies in social psychology.

Learning outcomes

Students familiarize themselves with the research on institutions, organizations and groups.


The literature provides an intense research based view on working life, interaction in organizations and group dynamics.

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) Hochschild, The Managed Heart. The University of California Press 1983;

2) Beck & Beck-Gernsheim, Individualization. Sage 2002 OR Morgan, Family Connections. Polity Press 1996;

3) Alvesson, Understanding Organizational Culture. Sage 2002;

4) Wetherell & Potter, Mapping the Language of Racism. Harvester Wheatsheaf 1992.

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