Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Law Law Day Program
Lecture Code F1317113 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 政策システム論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Policy System
モテキ ヤストシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues5-8:LAW/ECO B157
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Distance education using Microsoft Teams. Mainly by lecture using a textbook and resumes. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Political Science
Eligible Students 3年次生以上
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Public Policy
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to critically analyze and examine materials・information on several issues occurring in modern political process and social structures.

Law and Politics
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to analyze・examine materials・information critically on several issues relating to modern politics, society and international relations. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course focuses on functions of public administration in the public sector. It is designed as an overview of some key elements in governments , public policy, and public administration. Its objective is to familiarize students with the fundamental lessons and tools regarding the field. 
Class Schedule Overview
Local autonomy system (1) Chapter 2
Local autonomy system (2) Chapter 3
Local autonomy system (3) Chapter 4
Organizations of local autonomy (1) Chapter 5
Organizations of local autonomy (2) Chapters 6—7
Policies of local governments (1) Chapters 8—9
Local government policies (2) Chapters 10—11
Local government policies (3) Chapters 12—13
Local government policies (4) Chapters 14—15
Local government management (1) Chapter 16—17
Local government management (2) Chapters 18—19
Citizens in local governments (1) Chapters 20—21
Citizens in local governments (2) Chapter 22
Issues  of local autonomy

Midterm report, final exam 
[教科書]礒崎初仁・金井利之・伊藤正次『ホーンブック 地方自治[第3版]』(北樹出版、2014年)。
[参考書2]Innovation Network, Inc.『政策評価・行政評価のためのロジックモデル・ワークブック』(広島大学地域経済システム研究センター、2014年)。
PC or AV used in
DVD, Projector, students' PC.  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
For the content of each lesson, corresponding chapters are mentioned in class schedule.
Grading Method Grading will be based on the final examination.

Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This English syllabus is just for reference. All students must obey all regulations written in Japanese syllabus. 
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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