AIS2914 - Introduction to Japanese Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL2914 Introduction to Japanese Society
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21
Semester A 2021/22 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course is designed to provide a general introduction to Japanese society. The primary focus is modern Japan and its historical heritage. Aspects of Japanese society, culture, economics and politics will be examined in both traditional and modern contexts. Students are expected to be able to understand and critically analyse key issues in postwar Japanese society, as well as some of the main approaches to studying them.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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