2017 Graduate Lecture in Politics, Law and Administration F1B

Font size  SML

Register update notification mail Add to favorite lecture list
Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Social and Human Sciences
Instructor(s)
Nishida Ryosuke 
Course component(s)
Lecture     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon1-2(W9-910)  
Group
-
Course number
SHS.P444
Credits
1
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2017/3/17
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
Access Index

Course description and aims

This class reads intensively 'Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics,' 'The Third Way: The Renewal of Social Democracy' by Anthony Giddens. Giddens is one of the outstanding sociologist, and worked the brain of the Brair government in UK.
The purpose of this class understands the relation between politics, policy and sociology.

Student learning outcomes

Students will be able to:
1) explain the importance of sociological analysis of policy and politics
2) explain the personality and works about Anthony Giddens
3) understand 'Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics' 'The Third Way: The Renewal of Social Democracy' deeply, and explain the detail of the text.

Keywords

Sociology, Anthony Giddens, 'Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics,' 'The Third Way: The Renewal of Social Democracy'

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Reading and discussion intensively.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction Quiz - the reason of joining this class
Class 2 Understanding the profile of Anthony Giddens and his works in sociological context. The persons next in charge write resume.
Class 3 Reading 'Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics'-Ⅰ writing resume.
Class 4 Reading 'Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics'-Ⅱ. writing resume.
Class 5 Reading 'Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics'-Ⅲ. writing resume.
Class 6 Reading 'The Third Way: The Renewal of Social Democracy'-Ⅰ writing resume.
Class 7 Reading 'The Third Way: The Renewal of Social Democracy'-Ⅱ writing resume.
Class 8 Overview the class. pursuant to final report.

Textbook(s)

Giddens, Anthony,1994, Beyond left and right: The future of radical politics, Stanford University Press.
Giddens, Anthony, 1998, The Third Way: The Renewal of Social Democracy, Polity.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

It instructs appropriately.

Assessment criteria and methods

Commitment: 40%
Final report: 60%

Related courses

  • LAH.S107 : Sociology A
  • LAH.S207 : Sociology B
  • LAH.S308 : Sociology C
  • LAH.S404 : Essence of Humanities and Social Sciences4

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Nothing required.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

ryosukenishida[at]gmail.com

Office hours

12:10-13:10, every Friday. required pre-contact.

Page Top