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POLI 2469 The Politics of Japan and the Republic of Korea (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course provides an overview to the politics of contemporary Japan and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). While most of the focus will mostly be on domestic politics, it will include some discussion of their respective foreign policies. The course begins with a brief historical account, and it then proceeds to discussions of culture and society, electoral politics, decision-making structures and processes, and public policy issues.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Kenji Hayao

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: This course is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors only.


Last Updated: 26-Jan-17