A Case Study on Integration with Immigrant Workers in Local Community - Centered Kyung Ki Do. A Town Case -

지역사회 차원에서 본 이주노동자와의 통합에 관한 사례 연구 - 경기도 A읍 사례를 중심으로 -

  • Received : 2017.06.28
  • Accepted : 2017.08.11
  • Published : 2017.08.31


The purpose of this study is to clarify stages and definite contents of integration of immigrants in local community's level. Author approached this study with case study. Data were collected by conducting depth interviews with twenty five persons. According to results of this study, the integration of immigrants was revealed as follows; The $1^{st}$ stage is mutual-otherization, the $2^{nd}$ stage is tolerance as mean, and the $3^{rd}$ stage is resistance and mutual tension. Next, the $4^{th}$ stage is compromise, and final stage is mutual coexistence. Therefore, the author suggested the empowerment to immigrants and abolition of xenophobia and racism on the basis of this case study.


social integration;case study;xenophobia