Module 3: Militarism and Antimilitarism in Japan
1. What is militarism and in what ways was it manifested in pre-war and wartime Japan?
Were the kamikaze pilots patriotic zealots who were willing to die for the emperor?
Japan militarism and reasons of kam
Module 1: Ideology and Social Change
1. Chinas rapid change towards capitalism is an important topic, especially in 6th
generation films. In what ways can an economy alter individual live and society as a
Under communism, there is a common ownershi
Module 2: Authoritarianism and Democracy in Asia
2. What is the difference between totalitarian and authoritarian rule? Can Hannah
Arendts theory of totalitarianism be applied to Maos rule?
The major difference between totalitarianism and authoritarianism
Module 4: Culture and Relationships
1.What are the aesthetic values essential in Japanese culture?
The mono no aware value which determines the Japanese sense of beauty is used to
describe peoples awareness of impermanence, and is usually expressed in fee