Exploring Contemporary Japanese Society
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Tänapäeva Jaapani ühiskond
Course title in English
Exploring Contemporary Japanese Society
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Maret Nukke (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
The aim is to give knowledge about critical issues in contemporary Japanese society and to develop the ability to discuss societal themes.
Brief description of the course
In seminars will be introduced various critical issues, which shape the contemporary Japanese society, but are generally neglected in public discussion. During the course students will explore these issues using various materials, and there will be discussions in the seminars about the contradictory points of view in dealing with these issues.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has a deep knowledge about the societal problems in contemporary Japan and their historical background;
- is able to describe and analyse critical issues of Japanese society;
- knows the keywords related to Japanese society and is able to explain them.
Maret Nukke