Japan’s Politics and Civil Society 4 University of Tsukuba
Following "Japan's Politics and Civil Society 3", we aim to improve the participants' researches through examination of English literatures other than those of "Japan's Politics and Civil Society 3" concerning Japanese politics and civil society. We examine literatures ciritically in terms of research questions, methodology, implications, and so on.
(1)Students can examine the features of Japanese politics and civil society from comparative perspectives (Capacity for Creative Scientific Research, Global Awareness, and Research Ability). (2)Students can accurately understand previous research and envision new research based on it (Research Ability). (3)Students can collect appropriate documents and data and analyze them (Capacity for Creative Scientific Research, Research Ability, and Expertise Acquisition). (4)Students can discuss with other students from different backgrounds and relativize their thoughts (Communication Ability, and Global Awareness).
Generic Competencies: Capacity for Creative Scientific Research, Communication Ability, and Global Awareness Degree Program Competencies: Research Ability, and Expertise Acquisition
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Reporting on literature in charge 40%; participation in class discussions 60%
In this class, we will read a series of articles that examine the relationship between socioeconomic inequality and politics in Japan. While examining the excellent papers, we will consider how to achieve peer review acceptance in academic journals. This class is held online, this year.
Online Course Requirement
In this class, the ability to use Japanese and English is required. It is also desirable to have knowledge of quantitative analysis.
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