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Module Detailed Information for [JS3213]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 18 Jan 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
JS3213 IVLE
Module Title : Alternative Lives in Contemporary Japan
Module Description : What does it mean to be different in Japan today? What kind of difference matters in Japan? How do certain people come to be treated differently? This module answers these important questions by shining a spotlight on the biographies of individuals intimately connected to Japan who through choice and circumstance have come to lead extraordinary lives. The module, through analysis of numerous life histories and a range of theories that help us understand them, offers insights into the nature of cultural homogenization and social differentiation and the particular ways these processes are defined and reinforced in the Japanese context.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 02-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKFRIDAY9001200AS7-0102,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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