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    Insight into internally displaced persons in Bangkok Metropolis, Thailand 

    Preecha Methavasaraphak; Chatchayodome Pulpol; Narong Chumsupanwaree; Juthaporn Wannarat; Jiraprapa Lakkam (Research Institute of Assumption University, 2010)

    This research study aims to explore ways of life of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bangkok Metropolis, Thailand. The study focuses on three groups of IDPs; namely invaded community IDPs, under the bridge IDPs and homeless IDPs. In general, the IDPs have different backgrounds and places of origins, but share similar causes of displacement. The displacement is commonly resulted from the economic, social, and health-related factors. In some cases, the IDPs seek to escape from their so-called surrounding environment. Nowadays, the IDPs ...