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: 2013 Volume 28 Number 3

ARTICLES

Perceptions of Disaster Risk and Vulnerability in Rural Texas
    Andrew J. Prelog and Lee M. Miller

An Unexpected Legacy: Women, Early Rural Sociological Research, and the Limits of Linearity
    Julie N. Zimmerman

RESEARCH NOTE

Changes in Residents’ Views of Natural Gas Drilling in the Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale, 2009-2012
     Fern K. Willits, A.E. Luloff, and Gene L. Theodori

COMMENTARY

Rural Residents for Responsible Agriculture: Hog Cafos and Democratic Action in Illinois
    Barbara M. Ashwood

BOOK REVIEW

Craig M. Klugman and Pamela M. Dalinis, Ethical Issues in Rural Health Care
     Brandi Jean Felderhoff

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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