We consider the role of social trust in mediating student loan decision-making among Latino students and their parents. Using interview and focus group data from 112 Latino students and 48 parents, we examined how the historical interactions of Latino families with bureaucratic entities shaped perceptions around student loans.
The Role of Social Trust in Low-Income Latino College Financing Decisions
Patricia McDonough, Shannon Calderone, Kristan Venegas; The Role of Social Trust in Low-Income Latino College Financing Decisions. Journal of Latino/Latin American Studies 1 December 2015; 7 (2): 133–148. doi: https://doi.org/10.18085/1549-9502-7.2.133
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