Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC245605 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 法学研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Study of Legal Science
Instructor HATA HIROTO
ハタ ヒロト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Thur1-4:EDU K109
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture in classroom and Q & A, report, and discussion on the web.
Mainly lectures, Frequent board writings, Discussions, Presentations by students (BB9 report) 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students junior student who are very much interested in the relations between "nation and society" or "nation and citizens"
Keywords Criminology, Sociology of Crime and Delinquency, Control of Problematic Behaviors 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
 The 3rd class of my 4 spesialized subjects on legal studies. 
Criterion referenced
Secondary School Social Studies/Geography/History/Civic Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・With regard to civic education field in secondary social education, to have basic knowledge of its teaching contents.
(Abilities and Skills)
・To be able to collect, understand, analyze, and evaluate data and materials about studies related to social science. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
 You will understand the criminology and delinquency through the textbook and my explanation.
As to the chapter of government structure in the Constitution of Japan, by learning present constitution's enactment process or judicial precedent of suit for constitution, logical and practical social cognition and understanding of the limit of national power (constitutionalism) will be acquired, and also abilities to be able to study the state system critically will be developed, to be qualified as a civics teachers. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction: the Definition of Crime in Society.
lesson2 Chapter 1: Functions of Crime and Delinquency in Society.
lesson3 Chapter 2: Approach to Crime and Delinquency, or Methods of Criminology.
lesson4 Chapter 3: Public Statistics on Crime & Delinquency.
lesson5 Chapter 4: Services to Crminals & Delinquents, or Institutions of Criminal Justice.
lesson6 Chapter 5: Pros & Cons of Criminal Press
lesson7 Chapter 6: Crime and Community, or Social Disorganization and Circumstantial Criminology.
lesson8 Chapter 7: Strain Theory.
lesson9 Chapter 8: Learning Process Theory.
lesson10 Chapter 9: Control Theory.
lesson11 Chapter 10: Labelling Theory.
lesson12 Chapter 11: Critical Criminology.
lesson13 Chapter 12: Victimology.
lesson14 Chapter 13: Security & Safety, and Much More.
lesson15 Chapter 14: Rehabilitation, or Step to Socilal Construction

Final Examination in Writing Style. 
Ken Watanabe ed., "Sociology of Crime and Delinquency", Yuhikaku: Tokyo, 2014.
The textbook PR: http://www.yuhikaku.co.jp/books/detail/9784641184183 (Jananese) 
PC or AV used in
Blackboard 9, PC-Projector. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
 You should read the designated 1 chapter of the text before class and research a few of related articles after it.
  You should read well the applicable part of the text before every time.
 About the points which you couldn't understand, at first, you should investigate by yourself, and about the left point, ask me a written question. You should write down questions generated in a lecture also, and preserve as the learning record. 
Requirements  According to the article 21 (2)of the law by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, the Standards for Establishment of Universities, you need "learning" of 90 hours to acquire two units in a university. Lectures take only 30 hours, so you should take the left 60 hours by preparing and reviewing for classes well out of the class and absorb the contents. I'm sure that it will invite you to another world over the social recognition.    
Grading Method  Final examination (100 points)
 About the reports, I prepare the electrical page for this class on Bb9, and you can set a question, investigation, and consideration which are proper in the contents and form in 1500 characters in the ""Discussion"", which are reported two times in total, in the late of May and the beginning of July. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  Let's read the textbook and compare our images with the realities ! 
Other White Paper on Crime 2000-2014 (Ministry of Justice) http://hakusyo1.moj.go.jp/en/nendo_nfm.html
Supreme Court of Japan > Publications > Publications > Statistics (PDF: 97.4 KB)
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