Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNB06501 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 社会認識教育学特別研究(社会・公民)A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study in Social Studies Education (Social Studies,Civics) A
Instructor HATA HIROTO
ハタ ヒロト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar, report and discussion on English specialized books and treatises. 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students would-be social scientists
Keywords Legal profession. Social stratification, Prestige in work, Legal realism. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
You will understand the social changes of legal profession and these influence upon the legal practices through reading some clasicc researches. As such, you could design some counterpart study in Japan. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Intriduction, hearing on students' interests and concerns.
lesson2 Part I The Professions of the Bar
3 Chapter 1 Chicago Lawyers Revisited
4 Chapter 2 The Changing Character of Lawyers’ Work
5 Chapter 3 Integration and Separation
6 Part II The Hierarchies of the Bar  Chapter 4 Prestige
7 Chapter 5 Organizations
8 Chapter 6 Careers
9 Chapter 7 Income and Income Inequality
10 Part III Lawyers’ Lives  Chapter 8 Divided Opinions
11 Chapter 9 Community Roles
12 Chapter 10 Connections within the Bar
13 Chapter 11 A Satisfying Profession?
14 Part IV Transformation Chapter 12 The Processes of Change
Lesson 15 Conclision, and summation.

you submitt several short reports in classes. 
Heinz, John P, and Laumann, Edward O, and Nelson, Robert L, Urban Lawyers: The New Social Structure of the Bar, University of Chicago Press, 2005. 
PC or AV used in
Bb9 (Blackbord Learn R9.1) , Virtual Learning System in this university. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
You would report sumaries of the texts and, by strict discussion, find some homework tasks to investigate. 
Grading Method Comprehensive evaluation of learning activities in verval and written statements. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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