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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Professional degree course) Division of Law School Program for Law Practice Professionals
Lecture Code PA342212 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 社会保障法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Social Security Law
ヤマカワ カズヨシ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur3-4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
1 Handouts including textbooks are provided. Based on them, we will conduct lectures.
2 Instructions on preparation will be given 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students
Keywords social security law 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Elective subject 【d Development / Advanced subjects】 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1 Understand the purpose of the legal system for social insurance and social welfare, and the basic mechanism.
2 Be aware of the legal disputes involved in the social security legal system, and establish the power to understand what matters.
3 Based on the above, acquire the thinking power necessary for conflict resolution.
In this course, students will understand purposes  and basic system of social welfare, and consider issues concerning social welfare. Through this process, students will understand issues and consider ideal solution for them
For those who have basic legal thinking skills, acquire an overview of social security law and knowledge of individual legal systems, and understand various legal issues concerning social security law and the way of their solution, The purpose is to acquire thinking ability and concrete conflict resolution ability that critically examines the system. An overview of the social security legal system (right to life and social security law, social insurance, public assistance, characteristics of social welfare and general relationship etc), specific legal system (medical insurance, pension insurance, care insurance, workers' accident insurance, We deal with employment insurance, welfare, social welfare (child welfare, disabled welfare) etc. 
Class Schedule 1. Outline of social  security
2. Pension system 1
3. Pension system 2
4. Medical security system 1
5. Medical security system 2
6. Nursing security system 1
7. Nursing security system 2
8. Industrial injury insurance 1
9. Industrial injury insurance 2
10. Employment insurance system
11. Social-welfare system 1
12. Social-welfare system 2
13. Public assistance 1
14. Public assistance 2
15. Wrap-up

2 reports scheduled 
Textbook: Tomoaki Kato, Yoshimi Kikuchi, Satoshi Kurata, and Masako Maeda, "Social Security Act 7th edition", (Yuhikaku, 2019)
Reference books: "100 Examples of Social Security Act  5th edition", (Yuhikaku, 2016)
Handouts and materials are also provided. We will use the latest edition of text books. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Text,Resume,PC and so on 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
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Grading Method Report: 100%(2 reports scheduled) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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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