Child Migration; Internatioanl Marriage Migrant; Korean Diasporas
As Korean society integrates more and more into the global village at large, the number of migrant children with Korean backgrounds and living outside Korea continues to grow. The double challenge of having to adapt to the new society and the new family environment complicates the prospects for these children growing into well-adapted and thriving citizens. This study sheds light on Korean migrant children who have returned, with their parents, to Yanbian in China and Vietnam - two major places of origin for many marriage immigrants.
Ⅰ. Introduction 1
Ⅱ. Korean-Chinese Children in Yanbian, China 5 1. Overview 7 2. Korean-Chinese Children in Yanbian: Backgrounds 9 3. Marriage Migrants’ Children and Their Issues 13
Ⅲ. Korean-Vietnamese Children in Vietnam 35 1. Overview 37 2. Causes behind Migration of Korean-Vietnamese Children to Vietnam 39 3. Life for Korean-Vietnamese Children Living in Vietnam 43 4. Policy Support for Korean-Vietnamese Families in Vietnam: A Mixed Review 51