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Fall 2017
Sep 19, 2018
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SOCI 164 - Japanese Society
This course examines major principles of social organization in Japan and contrasts them with the United States.  The course begins with an overview of social structure, norms and values then focuses more closely on family, gender, education, community, current social problems and social change.  The purpose is to enable the student to better understand Japanese society through a process of comparative analysis.

Course Requirements:

Two exams and one 8-10 page research paper

Participate in two discussion groups and lead one discussion group.

Post to class blogs.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Sociology Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/CULP Social Science, SFS/RCST Asia, MSB/IB Area Course, Mean Grade is Calculated

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