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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AGA02101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 政策情報論
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Policy information theory
コイケ セイイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon5-8:IAS K208
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : History
Eligible Students  
Keywords Policymakers, information analysis,  document 
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Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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In this lecture, through the archives and documents, I will develop the information analysis ability. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Archives of Japan
lesson3 Archives and History in Japan 1
lesson4 Archives and History in Japan 2

lesson5 Documents and policy process
lesson6 I analyze the cabinet meeting.
lesson7 "History Archives" in the Archives Management Act-Council Analysis-
lesson8 One Way of Decision Making-LDP Politics
lesson9 Transmission of documents.

lesson10 Documentary of comprehensive policy.
lesson11  Election Analysis Report.
lesson12  Enactment process of the Constitution of Japan.
lesson13 "Meiji" in Showa
lesson14 Hiroshima University's Policy Process in Terms of Documents
lesson15 Summary. 
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Preparation and
1. Understand policy process theory. See Atsushi Kusano, Introduction to Policy Process Analysis (The University of Tokyo Press, 1997).
2. Analyze the characteristics of Japanese archives (archives, archives) from various angles. The characteristics are extracted from comparisons with other countries, so please keep them organized.
3.4. Clarify the relationship between history and archives in Japan.
5. Classify documents that are derived with the policy process.
6. Analyze the Cabinet as a decision-making body. Analyze the process of generating Japanese-style policies with Masayoshi Ohira as an example.
7. Analyze the "council" system through the discussion of the Archives Committee.
8. Analyze the actual situation of the LDP political style from documents related to Toshinobu Awaya.
9. Consider the transfer and transmission of documents from central to rural areas.
10. Clarify election analysis methods.
11. Clarify the process of enacting the Constitution of Japan as an example of application to research.
12.Clarify the Meiji Centennial Commemorative Project as an application example to research.
13. To practice collecting, organizing, and publishing personal documents through the work of the University History Library as an example of application to research.
14. Explain the research method using corporate documents as an application example to research.
15. Summarize the lectures so far. 
Grading Method Evaluate by final exam (written exam). Written test (70%), report (30%). A score of 60 or more is accepted. 
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