2017 Sociology B

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Nishida Ryosuke 
Course component(s)
Lecture     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon1-2(W321)  Thr1-2(W321)  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.S207
Credits
2
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2017/3/17
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Students will have interests and deepen their understanding of modern society of Japan. They will understand the concept "Japanese model," "Japan model" in sociological sciences, and basic ideas of sociology.

Student learning outcomes

Students will be able to
1) Explain the basic thoughts and characteristics of post war history of Japan.
2) View modern society using sociological thinking.
3) Explain "Japan model" and basic ideas of sociology.

Keywords

sociology, modern society, post war history of Japan

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

lectures, group discussions, and presentations by students.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction
Class 2 Japanese model -1 Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 3 Japanese model -2 Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 4 Japanese model -3 Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 5 Japanese model - 4 Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 6 Japanese model - 5 Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 7 Japanese model - 6 Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 8 review the report Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 9 basic knowledge of sociology -what is Sociology ? Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 10 basic knowledge of sociology - theories of sociology Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 11 basic knowledge of sociology - city and sociology Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 12 basic knowledge of sociology - cultures and sociology Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 13 basic knowledge of sociology - gender Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 14 basic knowledge of sociology - research methods of sociology Quiz from hot issues or topics
Class 15 Overview the class. pursuant to final report.

Textbook(s)

Nothing required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

橋爪大三郎・大澤真幸編, 2016, 『社会学講義』筑摩書房.
西田亮介, 2017, 『不寛容の本質 なぜ若者を理解できないのか、なぜ年長者を許せないのか』経済界新書.

Assessment criteria and methods

Report: 20%
Final report: 40%
Quiz: 30%
Commitment: 10%

Related courses

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

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

It is better to finish "Sociology A". The class require the knowledge about Japan post war history as social studies in Japanese high school.

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.

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