呼び寄せで来日したベトナム難民2世のライフストーリー : 多文化共生社会のための課題を探る呼び寄せで来日したベトナム難民2世のライフストーリー : 多文化共生社会のための課題を探るAA12139761 Life Story of the Children of Vietnamese Refugees : Exploring the Actual Condition of Multicultural Society in Japan
This paper reports the results of an analysis of a life story interview with three children of Vietnamese refugees. The three points below are examined to discuss Japanese policy regarding foreign residents and the current status of their integration.1) How did they get through school life in Japan?2) Perceptions about their ethnicity.3) Perceptions about the relationship between Japanese people or Japanese society and themselves. From the interview data the helpful effects of governmental and private support for foreign children is confirmed. However, in institutional situations such as police stations, hospitals and places of employment they experienced discrimination and occasionally felt inferiority and anxiety stemming from their ethnicity. They pursue carriers that make use of their ability to use the Vietnamese and Japanese languages. The necessity of further investigation in the interviewing process, relations between interviewer and interviewee, where the story is created was indicated.