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The Enigma of Japanese Power - ASNS2636

Year - 2019

The usual but contradictory descriptions of Japanese society (hierarchical but egalitarian, adaptable but conservative and traditional, consensual but authoritarian, etc.) show that "power" - manifest or hidden in decision making, consensus building, conflict resolution or avoidance - is the enigma of Japan. We will focus on power relationships in politics, administration, enterprises, families, schools, etc, survey the various explanations proposed to solve the enigma and, more generally, learn about the origins, forms and treatments of power and conflict relations.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x, 2500wd equivalent tutorial writing tasks (45%), 1x2hr Final exam (40%), Tutorial participation (15%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History

Prohibitions

ASNS2306 or JPNS2316

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Asian Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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