Japan’s Politics and Civil Society 2 University of Tsukuba
Following "Japan's Politics and Civil Society 1", we aim to understand Japanese politics and civil society and to master methodology of social sciences through reading some basic literatures. In particular, we make much account of comparative methods. We focus on the relashionship between state and civil society in this class.
(1)Students acquire basic knowledge of politics and civil society and can explain it (Capacity to Leverage Academic Knowledge, and Expertise Acquisition). (2)Students can examine the features of Japanese politics and civil society from comparative perspectives (Capacity to Leverage Academic Knowledge, Global Awareness, Research ability, and Expertise Acquisition). (3)Students can accurately understand previous research and envision new research based on it (Research ability). (4)Students can discuss with other students from different backgrounds and relativize their thoughts (Communication ability, and Global Awareness).
Generic Competences: Capacity to Leverage Academic Knowledge, Communication ability, and Global Awareness Degree Program Competences: Research ability, and Expertise Acquisition
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Contribution to class discussion: 30%, Comment paper: 30%, Term papers 40%
Online Course Requirement
I would like you to attend the class actively, while keeping in mind the connection with your own research.
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