Contemporary Japanese Society: What Has Been Happening Behind Demographic Change?

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Contemporary Japanese Society: What Has Been Happening Behind Demographic Change?

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Contemporary Japanese Society: What Has Been Happening Behind Demographic Change?
The course Contemporary Japanese Society: What Has Been Happening Behind Demographic Change? is an online class provided by The University of Tokyo through edX. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn basic knowledge of contemporary Japanese society, focusing on demographic change and social stratification after the Second World War.
Course description
The main aim of this course is to give an overview of how contemporary Japanese society has been stratified, from the perspective of changing demographic, familial, and socio-economic structure. Basic statistics will be presented to provide a concrete idea of the changes that have taken place in Japan. By the end of the course, students should have an awareness of similarities and differences across nations regarding social issues including aging population, gender gaps in work and family, and socio-economic inequalities.

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Contemporary Japanese Society: What Has Been Happening Behind Demographic Change?

Course Topic

Social Sciences

University, College, Institution

The University of Tokyo

Course Skill Level

Intermediate

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

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Certificate

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Contemporary Japanese Society: What Has Been Happening Behind Demographic Change?

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The University of Tokyo you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (49.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: The University of Tokyo
Topic: Social Sciences
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