Kyoko Yanagida Nakagawa

Kyoko Yanagida Nakagawa is a psychologist with a degree from the Institute of Psychology of the University of São Paulo. She earned her master’s and doctorate degrees at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC/SP). She has also had a scholarship from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Currently, she is the director of the Center of Information for Workers Abroad (CIATE) and is the coordinator of the ISEC’s Kaeru Project.

Updated October 2008

migration en pt

The Multiple Identities of the Nikkei Community

Children returning or arriving from Japan: Challenges and proposals

Within the context of international migrations and specifically within the dekasegi migratory movements (Brazilians workers in Japan), we can highlight their effects on the emotional and cognitive development of children, while remembering that those children are passive participants of this movement—it’s not up to them to decide to go to Japan, to remain there, or to return to Brazil, even though they suffer every consequence of this migration.

The children who remain in Brazil while their parents go to work in Japan and those who live with their parents in Japan, all of them, to a lesser or ...

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