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.

We are now accepting submissions through February 28, 2022 for HJSR Special Issue 44: Teaching in the Wake of Trump. Please see the Call for Papers: Teaching in the Wake of Trump or contact us at hjsr@humboldt.edu for more information.

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Thank you to all the author teams who submitted article proposals for the HJSR 2023 50th Anniversary Edition: "Becoming a Polytechnic." The editorial team has communicated decisions and will be working through 2022 with teams invited to develop full articles.

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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


Co-Editor:Jamie Jensen, PhD, MS.
Department of Social Work
Co-Editor: Christina Martinek, PhD.
Department of Sociology
Managing Editor: William Feather
Department of Social Work