|副題||Canada, Japan and the World|
|担当者||金城 亜紀 教授|
1. To outline some of the main themes in Japanese politics, geography and modern history from the Meiji Restoration to the present in relation to Canada.
2. To trace the evolution of Japan's international relations in modern times with special emphasis on its interaction with the United States and Canada from both Japanese and western perspectives.
3. To contrast the international relations and nationalist sentiments of Canada and the United States with the Japanese experience.
4. To understand that Japanese and North Americans construct their histories and geographies in different ways and that a nuanced appreciation of these differences is the foundation for international cooperation and development.
5. To expose our students to Canadian and Japanese perspectives in a multidisciplinary approach that includes concepts from international relations, politics, economics, social and intellectual history, and geography.
|Lectures cover the economic and political geography and history of Japan in comparison to Canada from the nineteenth-century to the present. Topics will include creation of the nation state & constitutional change, emigration and immigration, demographic structure and aging, wartime relations between Japan, Canada and the United States, indigeneity and assimilation, diplomatic relations, international trade, foreign investment and multinational corporations; and the national security challenges posed by maritime border disputes and environmental degradation.|
|Weekly reading and active participation in all lectures are essential to academic success in the course.|
Attendance and active participation: 25%
Midterm report: 25%
Final exam: 50%
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