Kato, Y. (2007) Reintegration of Thai Female Returnees With Children from Japan into Thai Society

International labor migration has received particular attention in destination countries due to a number of social problems that have arisen when migrants have integrated into the destination society. Social problems can also occur when migrants return from the destination country to their country of origin. Thai women have particularly faced integration problems when returning from Japan, their lack of skills and absence of any socioeconomic support prevent them from seeking other employment options and leave them only migration or entertainment work as work alternatives. The reintegration process of women with children may differ from other female migrants who have returned to their country of origin as other migrants may or may not have the added burden of an extra child to support.

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