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Course Code etc
Academic Year 2024
College College of Sociology
Course Code DD372
Theme・Subtitle
Class Format Face to face (all classes are face-to-face)
Campus Ikebukuro
Semester
DayPeriod・Room
Credit 2
Course Number CCS3620
Language Japanese
Notes
Text Code DD372

【Course Objectives】

Students will conduct field research on topics such as religion, spirituality, counseling, "psychology boom", Oshikatsu, and lifestyle.

【Course Contents】

Examples of themes: ■ Mechanisms that make people believe ■ New religions and Japanese society ■ Japanese views on religion ■ Power spots ■ Instagram ■ Fortune-telling ■ Modern counselors ■ Self-help ■ Pilgrimage to sacred sites of anime ■ Rock festivals ■ Idol phenomenon, etc.
In the spring semester, we will read basic articles on the sociology of religion, select a research target, and develop a research plan. In the fall semester, students are divided into groups of two to four, and conduct interviews with individuals or groups, mainly outside the university, and each student will write his or her own final paper.

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