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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Law Law Evening Program
Lecture Code F0040930 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 現代日本政治論
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ゲンダイニホンセイジロン
Subject Name in
English
Contemporary Japanese Politics
Instructor KOBAYASHI YUTA,NAGAYAMA HIROYUKI,To be announced.
Instructor
(Katakana)
コバヤシ ユウタ,ナガヤマ ヒロユキ,タントウキョウインミテイ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon11-12:Higashi-Senda Lecture Rm M204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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lecture 
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) 02 : Political Science
Eligible Students 2nd/3rd/4th year students
Keywords Party Politics, Prime Minister's Leadership, Rational Choice Institutionalism 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course aims to provide the students with an understanding of Japanese politics from 1989-2019. The course outline is as follows: (1) Party Politics; (2) Prime Minister’s leadership; (3) Politics and Society.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Introduction
Lesson2: Party System
Lesson3: Party Organization
Lesson4: Legislative Behavior
Lesson5: Japanese Voter
Lesson6: Prime minister
Lesson7: “Divided government”
Lesson8: Coalition government
Lesson9: Bureaucratic behavior
Lesson10: Government and Accountability
Lesson11: The role of government
Lesson12: Interest groups
Lesson13: Civil Society
Lesson14: Cyberspace and governance
Lesson15: Summary

Term-end examination 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
上神貴佳・三浦まり. 2018.『日本政治の第一歩』有斐閣.  
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
PowerPoint 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
The participants are required to read the reference book.  
Requirements  
Grading Method Term-end examination(100%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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