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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lecture Code WMA11001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 人文社会科学と社会 2c
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ジンブンシャカイカガクトシャカイ
Subject Name in
English
Humanities and Social Sciences and Society
Instructor SOUMA TOSHIHIKO,SHIRAI JUN,IWASAKI KATSUMI,OKADA MASAHIRO,NAKAGAWA MASAO,TOMODA YASUNOBU,KAWASHIMA YUKO,HAZAMA TOMOKI,IMAMICHI HARUHIKO,NAKAO TAKASHI,NAGAYAMA HIROYUKI,OGASHIWA YOKO,NAKAYAMA TOMIHIRO,GOTO TAKUYA,EGASHIRA DAIZOU,SUZUKI TAMAO,MIYANAGA FUMIO,OGATA AKIKO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ソウマ トシヒコ,シライ ジュン,イワサキ カツミ,オカダ マサヒロ,ナカガワ マサオ,トモダ ヤスノブ,カワシマ ユウコ,ハザマ トモキ,イマミチ ハルヒコ,ナカオ タカシ,ナガヤマ ヒロユキ,オガシワ ヨウコ,ナカヤマ トミヒロ,ゴトウ タクヤ,エガシラ ダイゾウ,スズキ タマオ,ミヤナガ フミオ,オガタ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues11-12,Weds11-12:To be announced.
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Common Gradate Education
Eligible Students Students of Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Class Objectives
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This subject will teach students how various studies in the fields of the humanities and social sciences have influenced society, and vice versa, taking into consideration their relevance to other academic disciplines, including natural sciences and life sciences. Learning about the correlations between respective areas of study and society will be helpful for students to better understand what roles the humanities and social sciences are expected to play in creating a future society. This subject will also encourage students to explore how their individual research themes can contribute to the further development of human society so as to enhance their motivation for research.
(Total 15 lessons in an omnibus style) 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Introductory guidance to give students an overview of this subject
Lesson 2: Correlations between society and such areas of study as multicultural society and comparative culture will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on explaining about how Japanese society was affected by connection with new culture/ religion/ academics, etc. via the European languages by taking up Christian version of 16th century language materials.
Lesson 3: Correlations between society and such areas of study as philosophy, ethics and cultural thoughts will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on Frankfurt sect of thought, particularly social  theory of Jürgen Habermas.
Lesson 4: Correlations between society and such areas of study as Japanese history, Oriental history and European history will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on the good and bad of how "feudal system""colony" theory affected the post war Japanese society and will introduce about Japanese Capitalistic dispute.
Lesson 5: Correlations between society and such areas of study as geography, archaeology and cultural heritage will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on where economic development projects in the area originated and how it showed regional development through the viewpoint of human geography.
Lesson 6: Correlations between society and such areas of study as Japanese linguistics, Japanese literature, Chinese linguistics, Chinese literature, European/American literature and English linguistics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on how Japanese of Edo period accepted Chinese novels etc., by using various materials.
Lesson 7: Correlations between society and such areas of study as Japanese linguistics, Japanese literature, Chinese linguistics, Chinese literature, European/American literature and English linguistics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on explaining about the linguistic research based on data, as well as, its problems.
Lesson 8: Correlations between society and economics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on discussing how rate of population increase affects the economic activities and the effect of low birth aging society.
Lesson 9: Correlations between society and business administration will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on what effect is globalization bringing upon modern international society.
Lesson 10: Correlations between society and law will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on the effect of law as academic subject on the society and mutual effect with other fields.
Lesson 11: Correlations between society and politics will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on how politics can be used as realization tool through power and policy.
Lesson 12: Correlations between society and such areas of study as psychology and behavioral sciences will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on the characteristics of thought in social science and research steps.
Lesson 13: Correlations between society and such areas of study as psychology and behavioral sciences will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on the relation between clinical psychology and society.
Lesson 14: Correlations between society and sociology will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on the relation between experimental psychology and society.
Lesson 15: Correlations between society and such areas of study as psychology and behavioral sciences will be introduced to students, taking their relevance to other academic disciplines into consideration. This lecture will focus on relation between foreign language education and modern society with historical change in the thought about language and language education in background.

Short test will be conducted each time from lesson 2~14 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Lesson 3: Reference 中岡成文『増補 ハーバーマス』ちくま学芸文庫、2018
Others will be introduced as required.  
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Text, Handout, Audio material, visual (Video/PC/ other visual material)
This class will be conducted as bidirectional correspondence class at Higashi Hiroshima and Higashi Senda Campus.  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Lesson 1: As preparation, have a look at the material beforehand. As revision, think about the relation of social science and society on the basis of given topic.

Lesson 2: As preparation, read the material. As revision, search what you think about the content introduced in the class.

Lesson 3: Read the reference books given in the textbook/ reference column for revision and preparation.

Lesson 4: Come to the class by having your own image about what kind of society was Japan's Edo period.

Lesson 5: As preparation, know by yourself how many areas are involved in economic development projects around you. As revision, think by yourself about the relation of human geography and society on the basis of theme given in class.

Lesson 6: Have prior knowledge about 『水滸伝』. As revision, think by yourself the relation between literature, culture and society on the basis of theme given in class.

Lesson 7: As preparation, have a look at the introductory book about corpus linguistics and quantitative linguistics. As revision, think by applying the foreign language you are learning to the topic given in class.

Lesson 8: If you have time, read the Chapter 4 and 5 of economic development theory by David Wail. Further, think about low birthrate and aging society from the viewpoint of each specialization field.

Lesson 9: Revise and prepare by linking the daily news and class content.

Lesson 10: As preparation, look at your surroundings by having interest in "law". As revision: think about the relation of law and society.

Lesson 11: Think beforehand about the question whether politician can be political researcher.

Lesson 12: As preparation, have a look at material beforehand. As revision, think about the relation of social science and society based on the topic given in class.

Lesson 13: As preparation, have a look at material beforehand. As revision, think about the relation of social science and society based on the topic given in class.

Lesson 14: Will introduce reference books in the class.

Lesson 15: As preparation, have a look at material beforehand. As revision, write a small report (Japanese 400~600 words or English 200~300 words)about the given topic and send it using mail within 5 days.



 
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