"I Don't Have Much Money, but I Have a Lot of Friends"

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In this new article in Social Problems, ISSI graduate student Melanie Z. Plasencia focuses on the role of peer friendship networks in the lives of low-income, foreign-born Latinx older adults. Plasencia asserts, "Understanding the role these networks play in the lives of our most vulnerable has implications for our understanding of aging, poverty, and policy."

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