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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
Online (Asynchronous)
Subject
Social studies, Languages
Program
School
School of Humanities and Culture
Department
College of Japanese Language and Culture
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
April - June
Weekday and Period
Tue6
Capacity
Credits
1.0
Language
English
Course Number
AE53B61

Introduction to Contemporary Japanese Society University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This class is to introduce students to the contemporary Japanese society in an anthropological perspective. It will examine topics and issues such as family, community, class and status, work and labor, and mass culture.

Learning Achievement

After attending this course, students will be able to obtain sufficient knowledge of contemporary Japanese society, and describe/explain the nature of major social issues.

Competence

This course intends to provide basic skills and knowledge in analyzing contemporary Japan.

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

Grades will be assigned based on quiz and class participation (50%), short essay writing (10%) and final paper (40%). Students are expected to be regular in class attendance.

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Suzuki Nobutaka

Other information

日本語・日本文化学類生は2019年度以降の入学者に限る。This class is taught in English.
Lecture is conducted in English.
JTP. Online(Asynchronous)

Site for Inquiry

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Link to the syllabus provided by the university