Universität Wien FIND

150033 VO Japanese Politics and Economy (2017S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 15 - Ostasienwissenschaften

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Details

Language: Deutsch

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The lectures start at 18:45 sharp and end at 20:15 hours.

Wednesday 01.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 08.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 15.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 22.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 29.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 05.04. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 26.04. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 03.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 10.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 17.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 24.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 31.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 07.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 14.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 21.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Grundlegende Aspekte der Politik und Wirtschaft Japans mit u.a. folgenden Themenbereichen: Historische Entwicklung, die japanische Verfassung, die politische Parteienlandschaft Japans, Wahlen und Wahlsysteme, das Parlament, Premierminister und Kabinette, Ministerien und die Bürokratie, Judikative, Verteidigungs- und Sicherheitspolitik, Außenpolitik und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit, Energie und Umwelt, Interessensvertretungen, Wirtschaftsverbände und die Medien, Wirtschaftsgeschichte Japans von Industrialisierung und dem Nachrkiegswirtschaftswunder zur Bubble-economy, Wirtschaftskrise und Stagnationsphase, sowie Überblick über die japanische Volkswirtschaft (vwl. Kennzahlen, Wohlstand, Einkommensverteilung, Produktionsfaktoren, Arbeitsmarkt, Wirtschaftswachstum und staatliche Politik, Fiskalpolitik, Industrie und Exporte, etc.).

Assessment and permitted materials

Grading is based on a written final exam. (The utilization of resources at the exam is not permitted with the exception of foreign language dictionaries which may be used following prior approval by the lecturer.)
Examinations take place four times (at the end of the semester and in the course of the winter semester). Examination dates will be announced on u:space and moodle.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The aim of the lecture series is to provide sound knowledge of Japan’s politics and economics, as well as a basic understanding of contemporary history, enabling students to independently assess current developments in Japan.
The lecture is open to students of all faculties (registration is not required to attend the lecture series) and can be credited as “Erweiterungscurriculum (EC)”. The teaching language is German. (Japanese language skills are not required).

Examination topics

Typical lecture series (with PowerPoint slides and partly with multimedia elements). Accompanying information and lecture material can be found on the e-learning platform (moodle). The lecture series is held in German language; several articles of the reading list are in English.
The final grade is based on a written exam.

Reading list

The literature accompanying the lecture series and other materials relevant for the exam can be found on the e-learning platform (moodle). Online registration is required to access this content. In addition, relevant publications are also held in the reserve shelf of the library of the Department of East Asian Studies for the use on site.

Association in the course directory

JBA M11

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