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 2

ARTICLES

Promoting Participation in Sustainable Living Educational Programming Events Among Nonenvironmentally-Motivated Individuals: The Importance of Key Informant Involvement
    Brooklynn J. Wynveen

Rural Caregivers and Social Isolation: Some Properties and Dimensions
     Ramon Hinojosa, Melanie Sberna Hinojosa, and Toni Chiara

Why “Ritiya” Could Not Go To Sell Vegetables? Myth Versus Reality In Terms Of Caste, Culture And Livelihood
    Chandu Lal Chandrakar

Child Labor in Agricultural Production and Socioeconomic Variables among Arable Farming Households in Nigeria
    Albert Ukaro Ofuoku, David Eduvie Idoge, and Bishop Ochuko Ovwigho

RESEARCH NOTE

Armed to Farm: Developing Training Programs For Military Veterans in Agriculture
     Dan J. Donoghue, Angela R. Mays, Margo Hale, Michael O’gorman, Ondieki J. Gekara, Harold L. Goodwin, Komala Arsi, Terrell Spencer, Shibu Jose, Joan M. Burke, and Ann M. Donoghue

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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