The Impact of Social Capital on the Quality of Life of Married Female Immigrants - the Mediating Effect of Empowerment -

여성결혼이민자의 사회자본이 삶의 질에 미치는 영향: 임파워먼트의 매개효과

  • 김민수 (대구한의대학교 노인복지학과) ;
  • 이현지 (대구가톨릭대학교 사회.복지학부)
  • Received : 2017.01.11
  • Accepted : 2017.06.09
  • Published : 2017.06.30


The purpose of this research was to investigate the impact of the social capital among married female immigrant on their quality of life and the mediating effect of empowerment. The data were collected from 260 married female immigrants and SPSS Statistics 20.0 and AMOS 22.0 were utilized to analyze the data. The results showed that social capital had statistically significant relationship with empowerment and quality of life among married female immigrants. In addition, empowerment was a statistically significant mediator in the association of social capital and quality of life. Based on these findings, the implications for social welfare practice to improve social capital and empowerment of married female immigrants and recommendations for the further studies were suggested.