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Postwar Japanese Society

Course Description: 

Changes in Japan from a defeated nation to an economic superpower. Social and cultural changes during this transformation. Topics: legacy of wartime experience; impact of American occupation; postwar radicalism and social unrest; turn to conservatism; dynamics of rapid economic growth; emergence of middle class society; urbanization and environmental change; consumerism and popular culture; changes in family structure, youth culture and gender relations.

Subject: 
OSPKYOTO
Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Kyoto
Academic Year: 
2012-2013
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:DBSocSci, GER:ECGlobalCom
Geography: 
Japan