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x Japanese Environments

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Year 3
Course Description

To give students a knowledge of the physical, social and economic bases of environmental problems in modern Japan; to give students an awareness of how aspects of Japanese culture impinge upon the conception of, and attitudes towards, the physical environment at home and abroad; to develop an understanding of how environmental movements have emerged and developed in Japan; to elucidate how the Japanese state and business world have managed protest over environmental issues to achieve other goals; to equip students with the basis for conducting postgraduate research into Japanese environmental issues.

For more information and to check that this course is running, please contact Dr Debby Potts, the Head of the SOAS Geography programme (debby.potts@kcl.ac.uk).


20 hours lecture

Method of assessment

100% Examination