Education in Japan

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  • How Does Globalization Affect Japan

    On March 31st, 1854, officials from the United States and Japan signed the Treaty of Kanagawa, opening Japanese ports to trade with the United States, as well as the West, after being closed off to foreigners since 1683 (“Treaty of Kanagawa signed with Japan”). While this was just the first step of the globalization process, the complex mechanisms of globalization continue to shape Japan today. After World War II, due to Japan’s rapid growth, the country emerged as a major global player and…

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  • How Did Western Influence Japanese Culture

    first Spanish Jesuits that landed in Japan in hope of spreading Christianity in 1549. The details of this period was called the ‘Christian Century,’ it was hardly documented for reasons unknown. However, after one hundred years of the ‘Christian Century,’ the Japanese began to seclude themselves from the outside their country for many reason. First, the Japanese were fearful of the influence the Westerners have already done to the culture of Japan. Secondly, Japan was worried that their…

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  • Japanese Urbanization

    along with social and educational reforms. Japan followed this path and did not leave the course of “normal”, national behavior until the 1900s when it became as imperial power. One of the aspects that deviated Japan from its original route was the hatred…

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  • Japanese History: Totalitarian Japan

    Totalitarian Japan During 1867,Mutsuhito Kyōto raised to power and established the meiji empire which later become the greatest time period in Japanese history.The empire not only followed European’s “footstep” of being industrialized,it also received the ambition,greeds from its “European parents”.Japan later on invaded Korea,China due to its resource difficulties but Japan didn’t stop there, in order to control the people inside its large territory Hideki Tojyo,which was the prime minister…

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  • Life Expectancy In Japan

    Health Japan has a healthy life style, which leads to a higher life expectancy. Such a thing can be great and disadvantageous at the same time. The life expectancy average in Japan is eighty-four years of age. In the United States the life expectancy average is seventy nine years ("The World Factbook: United States"). The life expectancy is five years lower in the United States. The infant mortality rate in Japan is at 0.2 percent, and in the United States it is at about 0.6 percent; Japan’s…

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  • How Did The Tokugawa Shogunate Influence The Economy Of Japan

    BACKGROUND OF JAPAN Japan is one of the major economic powers of the modern world, it currently has the third greatest economy in the entire world right behind The USA and China despite the fact that it is a small area country. Among the long history of Japan, it has had three particular economic and political periods. The first period is Edo period which began in 1603, and ended in 1868. The Meiji period began right after Edo period with enthroning of Emperor Meiji. After the unconditional…

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  • History Of Ainu As Indigenous People Of Japan

    were not known about the traditions of Ainu and their culture. Ainu was the symbols of ignorant by the government of Japan for many years. The policies and behavior of government made Ainu as invisible status. The major issue in the twenty first century is the protection of rights of indigenous people over the entire world. United Nations also draw attention for the protection, education, clothing, advancement and other sources for the indigenous people. The word Ainu is compared with Kamuy for…

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  • Japan's Culture

    An island nation straddled along the Pacific coast of Asia, modern Japan is home to over 126 million people. Of those, 38 million live in Japan’s capital of Tokyo (Central Intelligence Agency, 2016). Japanese people share a distinctive culture. According to the U.S. Army Doctrine Reference Publication 5-0 (2012), culture is best described as, “shared beliefs, values, norms, customs, behaviors, and artifacts members of a society use to cope with the world and each other”. Japan’s culture…

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  • Obsessive Love In Naomi By Junichiro Tanizaki

    Naomi is a novel written by Junichiro Tanizaki taking a deeper look into the exploration of the relationship between Japan and the West through the quarreling of Joji and Naomi throughout the book. The first impression of this novel may have been assumed to be about the obsessive love that Joji had towards Naomi but it is rather an allegory regarding the changes that Japan was facing and their obsession with western cultural influence and customs. The story is introduced by the narrator who is…

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  • How Did Fukuzawa Yukizawa Influence Western Culture

    Nakatsu, Japan. He wanted to rise vertically on the class rank ladder, which was seemingly impossible in Japan. He thought that Japan was stuck in it’s traditional roots. During the time period western countries and the rest of the world were passing Japan by with new innovations and knowledge. The solution he proposed to solve this issue was education on Western society to create a national independence through personal independence for Japan and it’s citizens (Wikipedia). Fukuzawa wanted Japan…

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