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現代インド事情(2007秋学期)

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Course Description:

This course is aimed at describing India from post-modern perspective. In this course, participants will study how India’s ‘modernity’ was created by British colonization and what are the problems of India Today. We will also study how religion, politics, and gender relations intertwine very closely and affect people’s daily lives. In the latter part of this course, we will also study the roles of India’s NGOs. We will study caste, class, kinship and gender from the post modern perspective. We will learn the cultural difference between the North, the South, the East and the West. We will also cover issues surrounding ‘dowry’ problems in India. Students are encouraged to raise questions in each lectures and actively
participate. Participants will also learn the basics of essay writing.

Message to those taking this Course:

You will be asked to do one essay during the session (about 10 pages in double space A-4 size).In order to improve the quality, you are requested to submit the outline in the middle of the course and resubmit it at the end of the course. Information will be distributed by email so you must inform me the email address at the beginning. You may also participate in a trip to South India to help community development in a village in Tamil Nadu. (This usually takes place in late February to early March for 2 weeks. This is not part of the course work and is completely optional).

Grading Methods:

  1. Essay (65%)
  2. Class participation(35%)
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西村 祐子

 

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