Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11015001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name 国際関係論
Subject Name
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International Relations
ナガヤマ ヒロユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon5-8:LAW/ECO B159
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, discussion or writing comment on lecture. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Political Science
Eligible Students 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Year Students
Keywords poilitics, policy process, national and international security,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this lecture is to promote understandings defense policy in Japan. 
Class Schedule lesson1 introduction
lesson2 the structure of international community
lesson3 approach for IR theory
lesson4 balance of power
lesson5 collective security
lesson6 cold war
lesson7 nuclear weapons and IR
lesson8 intervention
lesson9 institutions of IR
lesson10 globalization
lesson11 interdependence
lesson12 information revolution
lesson13 transnational actor
lesson14 new world order
lesson15 conclusion

We have final exam and comment papers. 
Kazuo TAKAHASHI, Contemporary International Relations 3rd. ed., Housoudaigaku Kyoikushinkoukai, 2018.

See also, https://bb9.vle.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/
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Preparation and
Class summary documents will be provided on line. However, reading textbook in advance is also important.  
Grading Method term-end examination(50%), report and participation in class(50%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other The report on peace-related monuments and videos is an essential assignment. When you fail to submit the report, the credit will not be given.
【The deadline of the report】
The 2nd term course--> July 7th
The 3rd term course--> October 21st
The 4th term course--> December 21st
Night program course--> according to the direction of the teachers
See the link below for further details.
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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