Japan

Introductory material

   

Content

History

History including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century; and the future can be connected.

Other sociology

Other sociology including other peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be used to examine Japan.

Institutions

Religion

Particular religions

Particular religions including Asian religion, Abrahamic religion, secularism, and pagan religion can be connected.

Asian religion including Indian religion, East Asian religion, and Persian religion can be connected.

Abrahamic religion including Islam can be connected. Christianity including early Christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, and Mormonism can be connected. Judaism can be connected.

Secularism can be connected. Pagan religion including European pagan religion, Asian pagan religion, African pagan religion, American Indian religion, and neopagan religion can be connected.

Religious organization can be connected. Religious practice can be connected. Religious belief can be connected.

Government

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be connected. Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be connected. Government structure including government forms, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be connected. Law including international law, Western law, Asian law, and tribal law can be connected.

Economics

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be connected. Industries including social and medical services, commercial and financial industries, communications industries, transportation industries, building related industries, manufacturing and extraction industries, and food and agricultural industries can be connected. Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be connected.

Education

School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be connected. Educational organization including administration, faculty, students, and course material can be connected. Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be connected. Teaching can be connected. Research can be connected.

Family studies

Particular families can be connected. Kinship can be connected. Parenting can be connected. Marriage can be connected.

Culture

Behavioral culture

Cultural events such as those of holidays, disasters, expeditions, awards, gatherings can be connected. Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theater, dance, and music can be connected. Occupations including service occupations, industrial occupations, communication occupations, transportation occupations, building occupations, and food-related occupations can be connected. Customs including institutional customs, social interaction customs, clothing and dress customs, living and dwelling customs, and vital customs can be connected.

Conceptual culture including graphic arts, and language can be connected. Philosophy including philosophical schools and doctrines, special topics, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, and logic can be connected. Applied science including applied social science, medical science, information science, accounting, navigation, engineering science, and measurement can be connected. Mathematics including mathematical rigorization, statistics, geometry, analysis, algebra, and arithmetic can be connected. Literature including particular works, literary types and genres, literary forms, and oral tradition can be connected.

Material culture including transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected. Miscellaneous artifacts such as sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected. Communications technology including electronic communication, graphic communication, and written communication can be connected.

Anthropology

Particular groups

Particular groups can be connected.

Human geography including European geography, African geography, North American geography, South American geography, and Oceanic geography can be connected. Asian geography including Southwest Asian geography, South Asian geography, Central Asian geography, North Asian geography, East Asian geography, and Southeast Asian geography is most closely connected.

Human ecology including human effects on the environment, relations with other life forms, and environmental effects on people can be connected. Physical anthropology including human origins, racial variation, and human dispersion can be connected. Demography including population change, population size and structure, migration, death, and birth and fertility can be connected. Social foundations including social group behavior, social group types, social control, social interaction, and social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies

Biography can be connected. Psychology including social psychology, personality, mental disorders, developmental psychology, behavior patterns, mind, and behavioral elements can be connected. The human body including form and appearance, disease, life cycle, body functions, and body systems can be connected.

Science

Astronomy including galactic astronomy, stellar astronomy, and local astronomy can be connected. Biology including biohistory, ecology, systematics, organism biology, cell biology, and molecular biology can be connected. Earth science including geohistory, physical geography, atmospheric science, hydrospheric science, and geology can be connected. Chemistry including chemical systems, chemical change, and chemical substances can be connected.

Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, relativity, and electromagnetism can be connected. Thermodynamics including statistical mechanics, nonclassical thermodynamics, and classical thermodynamics can be connected. Mechanics including gravitation and celestial mechanics, general mechanics, rigid body mechanics, and particle mechanics can be connected.


Created 16 Mar 2013 Last updated 9 Sep 2017