A Qualitative Case Study of Japanese Long-Stay to a Knot of New Wave Issues of Multiracial Thai-Japanese in Thailand

Thanapum Limsiritong, Tomoyuki Furutani, Karnjira Limsiritong


Japanese long-stay in Thailand has been increased according to economic agreements; meanwhile, there is no data in the official report to second-generation as Thai-Japanese multiracial groups in Thailand. These two groups could be related number of increases because of family relationship reasons. According to developed countries, dismissing this relationship impact could because of racism, nationality, and tourism development issues. This research aimed (1) to study the impact of Japanese long-stay in Thailand (2) to study the current situation from Japanese long-stay tourist and Thai-Japanese multiracial in Thailand (3) to explore the elements of development dimensions from Japanese long-stay tourist and Thai-Japanese multiracial. In-depth interview and Data triangulation were used to analyze the data of similarity and generation perspectives into the data-saturated interpretation. Bangkok (1st province choosing by Japanese) in addition to Japan Embassy Thailand 2018 from 4 Thai-Japanese interviewees, four people of multiracial person family (Japanese long stay or migrant: Japanese first generation) and four specialists with personal safety data in promise. The result showed the current situation of Japanese long-stay tourist and multicultural Thai-Japanese issues. Government image, Economic policy, Good educational system, and having a government long stay center which could develop to Thailand tourism. Multiracial issues could be prepared in legal multiracial nationality status, and support and encourage the education system to social units could decrease conflict situations. Lastly, an ability to hold two nationalities and passports, Family and relationship, and working environment and living freedom were the main decision making of multiracial Thai-Japanese to live in Thailand. 


Qualitative study; Japanese long-stay tourist; multiracial Thai-Japanese; Thailand

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