Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation(Master)
Lecture Code X0050013 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 平和共生特論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Peace and Coexistence
イトウ ガク,カケエ トモコ,ヨシダ オサム,トモツグ シンスケ,コイケ セイイチ,カワノ ノリユキ,ヤマネ タツオ,カタヤナギ マリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Fri5-8:IDEC 204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Discussion 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 24 : Political Science
Eligible Students  
Keywords Peace and Coexistence, International Relations, Peace Studies, Global Security, Conflict Studies, Disarmament, Normative Theory, Regional Studies, Global Political Economy 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course is one of the common subjects in IDEC and provides basic knowledge and training for critical thinking about peace-related issues. A particular emphasis is given to the Japanese experiences of diplomacy, security, peace and development. The topics to be covered include Japanese ODA, Japan's Asian policy, defence force, democratization as well as nuclear damages in Hiroshima and Fukushima. Professors in the Course of Peace and Coexistence operate a relay system for this class. 
Class Schedule lesson 1 Guidance: Introduction of Peace and Coexistence (Kakee) & TBA
lesson 2 Colombo Plan and the Beginning of Japanese ODA & Fukuda Doctrine and the Change of Japan's Asia Policy (Yoshida)
lesson 3 Peace and Conflict Research (Yamane) & War as a Bargaining Failure (Ito)
lesson 4 Democratization of Japan (Katayanagi) & UN system and Japan's Self Defense Force (Kakee)
lesson 5 Global Nuclear Damages: Hiroshima and Fukushima (Kawano)
lesson 6 Nuclear Non-proliferation 1 & 2 (Tomotsugu)
lesson 7 TBA & Japanese Constitution (Katayanagi)
lesson 8 Examination (proctor: Ito)

Pass for final wrriten examination is requeired to earn the credits for this course. Studensts who register the class must answer two questions among designated questions in the final test. Only writing tools are allowed during the writing test. Only answers designated by English are accepted for this course (Third Term).

No Friday classes on October 25. University's exam schedule: November 25 (Mon) - November 29, 2019 (Fri) 
Robert Jackson and Geoge Sorensen, Introduction to International Relations, Oxford University Press, 2013.
Frieden, Jeffry A., David A. Lake, and Kenneth A. Schultz. 2015. World Politics: Interests, Interactions, Institutions (Third Edition). New York: W.W. Norton
& Company.
Additional journal articles and book (chapters) will be introduced in the each class. 
PC or AV used in
Text, handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please prepare adequately for the final exam. 
Grading Method Examination-based evaluation (100%). Contribution to the classroom discussion may be considered for the additional evaluation.)  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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