IJSSH 2016 Vol.6(10): 809-812 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2016.V6.754

Making a Sense of Multicultural Community: Ansan, Korea

Young-Sang Yim and Jin-Young Kim
Abstract—Korea has been undergoing an unprecedented and the largest-scale multicultural phenomenon in history. Since the mid-2000s, an influx of marriage immigrants and migrant workers has have influence on Korea socio-demographically as well as politically. In this course, Ansan in Gyeonggi Province has emerged as a city that implements the most advanced and liberal multicultural policies. Accordingly, this study aims to find the factors that drive Ansan to stand on the front of integrating multicultural Korea and to understand its background as well as the process of establishing multiculture in the city.

Index Terms—Ansan multicultural village special zone, ansan migrant community service center, multicultural family, borderless village movement.

The authors are with the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea (e-mail: staci21@naver.com).

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Cite: Young-Sang Yim and Jin-Young Kim, "Making a Sense of Multicultural Community: Ansan, Korea," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 809-812, 2016.

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