Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 65210001 Subject Classification Social Cooperation Courses
Subject Name ジェンダーと社会
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Gender and Society
イシダ ヨウコ,シラカワ トシユキ,オオイケ マチコ,ナカシマ ケンイチロウ,サカタ キリコ,ツネマツ ナオミ,キタナカ チサト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds5-8:IAS K108
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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The class will be given mainly through lecturing. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Diversity
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG_5, gender equality 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
To help students understand diversity in society and improve their ability to participate in and contribute to society through engaging in various practical activities. 
Expected Outcome1. To understand and be able to explain diversity in society.
2. To be able to think and act independently regarding their lifelong career development. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course offers an introduction to Gender Studies. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues in a range of academic and social spheres, such as sociology, psychology, history, law, culture, education, work, domestic and international affairs. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation (Head of Gender Equality Promotion Office)(first 10min.) + Thinking critically about femininity and masculinity Part 1(Kitanaka)
lesson2 Thinking critically about femininity and masculinity Part 2 (Kitanaka)
lesson3 What "dichotomy" of human (women and men) is like (Kitanaka)
lesson4 How gender influences individuals (Sakata)
lesson5 Gender issues in labor force (Hirata)
lesson6 Legal systems for gender equality (Hirata)
lesson7 Work and lifestyle (Shirakawa)
lesson8 Family structure and gender (Shirakawa)
lesson9 Thinking of marriage (Nakashima)
lesson10 Gender and Violence (Kitanaka)
lesson11 Gender equality in Hiroshima University (Head of Gender Equality Promotion Office)
lesson12 Engendering disciplines (Ooike)
lesson13 Gender issues in international society (Tsunematsu)
lesson14 Gender in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)(Ishida)
lesson15 Gender Equality Seminar (Kitanaka, Head of Gender Equality Promotion Office)

A short essay or task is assigned every week. 
References will be instructed in class.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) printed matter, handout, slides (power points) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
lesson 1-4 understand the concept of "gender"
lesson 5-15 understand gender issues in labour, marriage & family, research & education, and international society. 
Grading Method a total of evalution of essays and tasks (100%) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Ms. Hirata is a lawyer. Based on her expertise and experiences, practical lessons will be provided. 
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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