Mar 29, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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POLS 4450 - Government and Politics of Japan

Political institutions and processes of Japan with emphasis on developments since 1945.

Requisites: 9 Hours in POLS or Asian History
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe and explain the basic histories and current challenges faced by the government of Japan.
  • Identify the causes and consequences of key moments of social, economic, and political change that have taken place in Japan.
  • Understand and explain the key political institutions that govern the politics of Japan.
  • Use theories of comparative politics and international relations to analyze and explain political outcomes in Japan.

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