20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module will examine postwar Japanese politics, economy and international relations with a focus on the change and continuity of political organizations and policy-making processes. The module is designed to equip students with analytical skills based on a framework generally applicable to political science so that they will be able to examine political phenomena in general, and particularly in relation to Japan, from a range of theoretical perspectives. Students will work together in a group presentation based on a case study and take a formal exam that will assess their ability to conduct critical analysis and make a coherent argument. 

Staff Contact: Hiroaki Richard Watanabe
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Group presentation (20%) plus critical reflection (10%, 500 words max)

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