Prof. Richard J. Samuels
17.541 / 17.543
This course is designed for students seeking a fundamental understanding of Japanese history, politics, culture, and the economy. "Raw Fish 101" (as it is often labeled) combines lectures, seminar discussion, small-team case studies, and Web page construction exercises, all designed to shed light on contemporary Japan.
Gercik, Patricia, and Richard Samuels. 17.541 Japanese Politics and Society, Fall 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-541-japanese-politics-and-society-fall-2008 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA