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A study on the path that the linguistic competence of Marriage migrants affects to the quality of life

결혼이주민의 언어능력이 삶의 질에 영향을 미치는 경로에 관한 연구

  • Lee, Yong-Kyu (College of Public Service, Chung-Ang University) ;
  • Moon, Hyung-Ran (Graduate school of public administration, Chung-Ang University)
  • 이용규 (중앙대학교 공공인재학부) ;
  • 문형란 (중앙대학교 행정대학원)
  • Received : 2015.01.16
  • Accepted : 2015.03.20
  • Published : 2015.03.28

Abstract

This study intends to investigate the path that their language competence impacts on the quality of life through family relationships and social relationships. We conducted a questionnaire survey of marriage immigrants, living in metropolitan areas of Korea. The results are summarized as follows: First, including linguistic competence paths directly and indirectly through family relationships and social relationships, all paths that affect the quality of life has been noted. Secondly, in highly educated, high-income and spontaneous-marriage-immigrants population groups, relationships among linguistic competence, family relationships, social relationships and the quality of life were turned out to be relatively high than comparative groups. third, every groups investigated in this study have different paths that the linguistic competence influence the quality of life, but family relationship has a stronger effect on the quality of life than any other variables including linguistic competence.

Keywords

linguistic competence;Marriage migrants;quality of life;family relationships;social relationships

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