The RSS is in the process of reviewing its applied and policy publication series.

Rural Realities is an information/policy series that seeks to showcase innovative applied research being conducted by RSS members and other rural social scientists that give attention to critical and timely rural issues. It is designed to:

Build on high quality social sciences-based studies

Communicate insights in a clear and concise manner on rural people and places

Provide policy strategies/options for consideration by policy actors and policy analysts

Contribute valuable information to the policy community on emerging issues/challenges in rural areas of the U.S. and the world