Japanese Society and Culture
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify major contemporary issues in Japan
- analyse the significance of those issues in their social, cultural and historical contexts
- synthesise research findings and present an argument
- Geography and climate of Japan
- Territorial disputes
- Yasukuni and Japan's constitution
- Abduction and spying
- Lost generation
- J-pop and Enka
- Manga, anime and cos-play
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This subject explores various aspects of contemporary Japanese society by examining social, cultural and historical contexts. Students will gain knowledge of a wide range of aspects of Japanese culture and society as well as developing an awareness of a variety of perspectives relating to contemporary Japan, an ability to synthesise research findings, analyse information and present their argument successfully.
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- Recorded presentation (35%)
- Essay on unique aspects of Japanese society and culture (40%)
- eTest (25%)
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