POL307H1: Japanese Politics

Hours

24L

The politics, political economy, and international relations of Japan. The role of political parties, the bureaucracy, and private actors; economic development and stagnation; relations with the USA and regional neighbors. Contemporary challenges facing Japan, including energy policy and climate change, contributions to the liberal order, and response to geopolitical challenges.

Prerequisite
1.0 POL 200-level credit
Exclusion
POL380H1 (Topics in International Politics: Japanese Politics), offered in Winter 2020 and Winter 2021
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)