ERIC Number: ED433295
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
U.S.-Japan Relations: The View from Both Sides of the Pacific. Part I, Episodes in the History of U.S.-Japan Relations: Case Studies of Conflict, Conflict Management & Resolution.
This curriculum unit is the first part of a three-part series; it focuses on the theme of conflict. It introduces students to conflict on personal, group, international, and global levels and to basic conflict resolution/management alternatives. Students learn about six categories of conflict through the analysis of episodes in the history of U.S.-Japan relations. The overall purpose of part 1 is to develop students' analytical and critical skills regarding conflict, which is a pervasive part of both students' personal lives and U.S.-Japan relations. Provided is a rationale and introduction to the lessons, along with unit goals, materials, time required, suggested sequence of activities, small group roles, grade levels, subjects, and equipment needed. Lessons included in the unit are: (1) "Early Interactions"; (2) "Japanese Immigration to the United States"; (3) "Pearl Harbor"; (4) "Hiroshima"; (5) "The Occupation"; and (6) "The 50th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor." Each lesson includes handouts and primary source documents. (LB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Case Studies, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Global Education, International Relations, Japanese Culture, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History, World Affairs, World War II
Japan Project, Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education, Institute for International Studies, Littlefield Center, Room 14, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5013; Tel: 800-578-1114 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Consulate of Japan, San Francisco, CA.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: Japan; Japan (Hiroshima); United States