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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AHH35001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 社会文化論
Subject Name
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Comparative Study of Social Culture
カワイ ノブハル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Fri1-4:IAS K205
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture, I use MS-Powerpoint und talk about every thema. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : History
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG-08  SDG-09  SDG-11  SAG-12  Time in the everyday life, Work, Leisure, Europe, Germany,  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
・Knowledge and understanding of "Japanese and Japanese culture"  and "foreign languages and foreign culture" which are prerequisite abilities for communication with peoples in different culture and areas.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them.
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This Lecture explains how usage of times has form in the european everyday life and how leisure separated from work in the history, for thinking about present european and german society. So we can compare european society with our society.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction  Time and social space in Europe
lesson2 Time and Social space of rural community in medieval ages and early modern.
lesson3 Time and Social of urban community in medieval ages and early modern.
lesson4 ideas of work and leisure in catholic and protestant.
lesson5 Unification of Germany and Rolls of "Verein"(association)
lesson6 Work and leisure of bourgeoisie after the industrial revolution
lesson7 Work and leisure of working class after the industrial revolution
lesson8 Everyday life between WW I and interwar period in german society
lesson9 NS-regime and mass society
lesson10 individual activity and social space in the FRG(1)
lesson11 individual activity and social space in the FRG(2)
lesson12 individual acitivity and social space in the GDR (1)
lesson13 individual activity and social space in the GDR(2)
lesson14 individual activity and social space in the GDR (3)/ after the reunification
lesson15 Summery and Final examination

Review sheet for every lessons and final exeamination

Thema Work and Leisure in Europe/Germany 
Reference Books: Hisashi Yano/Anselm Faust (ed.), German Social History, (Yohikaku 2001). (Japanese)
Rudy Koshar, German Travel Cultures, (Berg:Oxford/New York 2000).
I introduce other references in every lessons . 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) MS-Powerpoint and prints. DVD 
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Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lessoon 1-14: read your notebooks and  prepare for the next lecture with reference books, please. 
Grading Method Review sheet for every lessons 30% and final examination 70% 
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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