Humboldt Journal of Social Relations

The Humboldt Journal of Social Relations (HJSR) is a peer-reviewed, free online journal housed in the Department of Sociology at Cal Poly Humboldt. All HJSR issues are archived and searchable through JSTOR.

Thank you to all the author teams who submitted articles for the HJSR 2023 50th Anniversary Edition: "Becoming a Polytechnic." Please direct any questions to hjsr@humboldt.edu.

The abstract submission deadline for the next HJSR issue "Academic Libraries Creating Global Community: Operating Outside of Traditional Roles and Spaces" is April 7, 2023. The call for abstracts is viewable HERE. Please address questions and submit your abstracts to press@humboldt.edu.

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Current Issue: Number 43 (December 2021)

For this issue of HJSR, Aging in Community, we are interested in looking beyond individualistic qualities that influence how a person ages.

Front Matter



Cultivando Sabiduría (Cultivating Wisdom): Latinx Immigrant Elders and Civic Engagement
Marisol Clark-Ibáñez, Arcela Nuñez Alvarez, Alicia Gonzales, Michelle F. Ramos Pellicia, Ann Ardon, Noemi Jara, and Valentina Martinez-Rodriguez


The Aged Care Crisis in Australia’s COVID-19 Success Story: A Commentary
Cymbeline Buhler, Nidhi Wali, Charles Ball, Supriya Gurung, and Spyros Schismenos


Jamie Jensen, PhD, MS.
Department of Social Work
Christina Martinek, PhD.
Department of Sociology

Managing Editor

William Feather
Department of Social Work