Japan : Work and Gender

Code Cours
2021-FGES-GEOP-EN-2001
Language of instruction
French, English
This course occurs in the following program(s)
Training officer(s)
Sachiko Scott

Présentation

Prerequisite

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

None

Goal

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

This course will critically examine contemporary Japan through the lens of work, business life and

gender participation. The lectures are organised thematically. We will become familiar with some of the

core practices and operations of contemporary Japanese business culture and society. We will also

critically examine some important contemporary social issues and changes taking place in Japan.

By the end of the course students will be able to:

1) Understand and critically analyse contemporary Japanese society

2) Have a clear understanding of the various ways in which gender roles intersect in Japan

3) Avoiding stereotypes, students will develop a critical facility in examining culture

Presentation

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

Post-war Japan and “Japan Inc.”

Aftermath of the “Bubble Economy” in Japan

Gender Empowerment in Japan

Modalités

Forms of instruction

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

Lectures, Discussions and Demonstrations

Content Focused Methods: Reading / Audio-visual materials and reaction papers

Evaluation
Contrôle continu : coeff. 1

Ressources

Bibliography

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