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as of 11/21/2019

JAPANESE POLITICAL THOUGHT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
Number & Suffix: 134
Full UC Title: JAPANESE POLITICAL THOUGHT 
Transcript Title: JAPAN POL THOUGHT 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines the development and transformation of modern Japanese political thought in the Meiji period (1868-1912). Major topics are: the characteristics of Japan's nation building; the formation of imperial nationalism; the development of capitalism and its impact on Japanese society; the structure and transformation of Japanese colonialism; the emergence of pan-Asianism; and war and democracy in modern Japan. The course examines these themes from both empirical and theoretical perspectives. Students are required to give three presentations during the term: a presentation on the Iwakura mission (group-work); a field-trip report (group-work); and an individual research presentation based on their term-paper. A basic knowledge of modern Japanese history is recommended, but not required. Assessment: papers, class participation for discussion, and 3 presentations 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: JAPANESE POLITICAL THOUGHT 
Partner University Department: Philosophy & Religion 
Partner University Course Number: PHLT241L