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Migration of young people from rural areas is an inexorable component of the socio-economic change taking place throughout the developing world. How this migration affects the well-being of older age parents who remain behind is a matter of considerable debate.
Based on a study conducted by Prof. John Knodel, this publication examines the impact of migration in Thailand on intergenerational solidarity. With increasing number of young adults migrating, this publication offers an interesting case to examine the implications of migration on family members being left behind.