Journal of

Rural Social Sciences

The Official Journal of the Southern Rural Sociological Association

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The Journal of Rural Social Sciences (JRSS) disseminates research on rural issues inclusive of a broad range of disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies. JRSS is refereed and published in open access online format.

ISSN: 2151-4178

Editors: Douglas H. Constance (Editor-in-Chief) and Jin Young Choi (Co-Editor), Sam Houston State University

Scope: The Journal of Rural Social Sciences (JRSS), formerly Southern Rural Sociology (SRS), is designed to disseminate research on rural issues inclusive of a broad range of disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies. JRSS is refereed and published in open access online format. JRSS is international and interdisciplinary in scope and content. JRSS welcomes original submissions from disciplines and specialty areas including, but not limited to: Rural Sociology; Agricultural Economics; Natural Resource Sociology; Demography and Immigration; Community Sociology; Sociology of Agrifood; Rural Health; Agricultural Education; Cultural Anthropology; Cultural Geography; Rural Policy, and Rural History. JRSS also welcomes proposals for guest-edited special volumes.

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Current Issue: 2014 Volume 29 Number 1

Presidential Address: Reimagining the Future of Agriculture: Building Knowledge for Sustainability and Resilience
    Keiko Tanaka

ARTICLES

On Rural-Urban Differences in Human Capital Formation: Finding the ‘Bottlenecks’
    Elton Mykerezi, Genti Kostandini, Jeffery L. Jordan, and Ilda Melo

Examining Social Support in a Rural Homeless Population
     Afton Jackson and Lisa Shannon

"I Wanna Have My Own Damn Dairy Farm!”: Women Farmers, Legibility, and Femininities in Rural Wisconsin, U.S.
    Julie C. Keller

Perceptions of Community and Place and the Migration Intentions of At-Risk Youth in Rural Areas
     Ann E. Theodori and Gene L. Theodori

Editor-in-Chief:  Douglas H. Constance, Sam Houston State University
Co-Editor: Jin Young Choi, Sam Houston State University
Managing Editor: D. Clayton Smith, Western Kentucky University
Editorial Assistant: Jessica C. Burk, Sam Houston State University
Copy Editor: Brooklynn Wynveen, Clemson University

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