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The Rural Sociological Society’s current editor is Carol J. Ward. Dr. Ward, a sociology professor at Brigham Young University, is a long-standing member of RSS. Dr. Ward's e-mail address is [email protected]Rural Sociology Managing Editor, Hannah Dixon Everett, can be reached at (801) 422-6710 or [email protected].  The Rural Sociology Book Review Editor is Jonathon Muir, [email protected].

Published since 1937, RURAL SOCIOLOGY reaches an international audience of social scientists, policymakers, and agency professionals concerned with rural people, places, and problems. A forum for cutting-edge research, Rural Sociology explores sociological and interdisciplinary approaches to emerging social issues and new approaches to recurring social issues affecting rural people and places.

The journal is particularly interested in advancing sociological theory and welcomes the use of a wide range of social science methodologies. Manuscripts that use a sociological perspective to address the effects of local and global systems on rural people and places, rural community revitalization, rural demographic changes, rural poverty, natural resource allocations, the environment, food and agricultural systems, and related topics from all regions of the world are welcome.

Rural Sociology also accepts papers that significantly advance the measurement of key sociological concepts or provide well-documented critical analysis of one or more theories as these measures and analyses relate to rural sociology.

Members of the Rural Sociological Society and our institutional subscribers can find past and future issues of Rural Sociology online as well, at this link.

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