Research report 2023 - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

Ageing in the context of mass labour migration

Torno, Swetlana

Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung multireligiöser und multiethnischer Gesellschaften, Göttingen

How does the mobility of younger generations affect the lives of older adults? Do parents become more mobile when their children live and work temporarily or permanently abroad? Who supports ageing parents in their everyday lives? And how does the older generation experience the mobility of their children and their being far away? In an increasingly mobile (working) world, ideas and experiences of ageing are changing as well. I study these processes in my research project, taking the example of Tajikistan.

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