SAFRIG Student Paper Award

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The Sociology of Agriculture and Food Research Interest Group (SAFRIG) will present a Student Paper Award at the 2013 Rural Sociological Society meetings in New York City, NY. Requirements for this award include that the paper: 1) is authored by a student or group of students (no faculty co-authors), 2) focuses on an agrifood topic, and 3) uses the Rural Sociology journal guidelines for style, formatting and references.  Papers will be particularly competitive if they demonstrate effective use of innovative theories and/or methods. In order to compete, all authors must be members of the Rural Sociological Society. The winner will receive a certificate and monetary award.  The winner must present the paper at the RSS Annual Meeting, and the award will be presented during the SAFRIG Business Meeting. Submissions for this competition should be sent as an e-mail attachment by June 28, 2013 to Bill Winders (