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Current Issue: 2016 Volume 31 Number 3

Special Issue: Advances in Survey and Data Analysis Methods for Rural Social Scientists
Guest Editors:  Glenn D. Israel 

Advances in Survey and Data Analysis Methods for Rural Social Scientists: An Introduction
    Glenn D. Israel

Mixed-Mode Surveys Compared with Single Mode Surveys: Trends in Responses and Methods to Improve Completion
    Virginia M. Lesser, Lydia D. Newton, Daniel K. Yang, and Jean C. Sifneos

Effectiveness of the Drop-Off/Pick-Up Survey Methodology in Different Neighborhood Types
    Douglas Jackson-Smith, Courtney G. Flint, Mallory Dolan, Carla K. Trentelman, Grant Holyoak, Blake Thomas, and Guizhen Ma

The Case for Personal Interaction: Drop-Off/Pick-Up Methodology for Survey Research
     Carla K. Trentelman, Jessica Irwin, Kyle A. Petersen, Nallely Ruiz, and Caitlin S. Szalay

Public Intercept Interviews and Surveys for Gathering Place-Based Perceptions: Observations from Community Water Research in Utah
    Courtney G. Flint, Charles Mascher, Zack Oldroyd, Phillip Andr Valle, Elizabeth Wynn, Quinton Cannon, Alexander Brown, and Bethany Unger

Another Look at Likert Scales
    Fern K. Willits, Gene L. Theodori, and A. E. Luloff

Assessing the Influence of Importance Prompt and Box Size on Response to Open-ended Questions in Mixed Mode Surveys: Evidence on Response Rate and Response Quality
    Anil Kumar Chaudhary and Glenn D. Israel

Moving Survey Methodology Forward in our Rapidly Changing World: A Commentary
    Don A. Dillman

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

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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Editor-in-Chief:  D. Clayton Smith, Western Kentucky University

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