Editor-in-Chief: John J. Green, Southern Rural Development Center
Managing Editor: Elizabeth Young Sweeney, University of Mississippi

The Journal of Rural Social Sciences (JRSS) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Rural Sociological Association. JRSS is focused on disseminating scholarly works that build knowledge and have the potential to inform development practice and policy across social, economic, cultural, and environmental domains.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Recent Content


Introduction to the Special Issue on Heirs’ Property
Robert Zabawa, John J. Green, and Elizabeth Young Sweeney


Table of Contents
Volume 38 Issue 2