Units of Study

ASNS2632 - Modern Japanese Social History

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Michael Lewis
Phone: +61 2 9351 4718
Email: m.lewis@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study will begin with examination of social aspects of the Meiji reforms, evaluating interpretations of their aims and effects. The focus will then turn to the emergence of new social forces in the twentieth century, including industrial workers, an urban middle class and a women's movement. We will also explore changes in daily life and attitudes to work and leisure as urbanisation and industrialisation progressed and assess the effects of the Second World War and the Occupation.

Assessments

1x tutorial presentation (20%), 1x 1500wd essay (30%), 1x 1.5-hr mid-semester exam (30%), 1x test (10%), continuous assessment, including tutorial participation and writing tasks (10%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History)

Prohibitions

ASNS2308

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Tuesday

  8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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