Rural Sociology

Volume 23
Number 1


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Special Issue: Sustainable Agriculture and Quality of Life
Guest Editors: Jeffrey L. Jordan and Douglas H. Constance

Sustainable Agriculture and the Social Sciences: Getting Beyond Best Management Practices and into Food Systems
     Jeffrey L. Jordan and Douglas H. Constance

The Role of Southern SARE Projects in Enhancing the Quality of Life in Rural Communities in the South
     Keiko Tanaka and Victoria Mundy Bhavsar

Produce Sections, Town Squares, and Farm Stands: Comparing Local Food Systems in Community Context
     Stephen Gasteyer, Sarah A. Hultine, Leslie R. Cooperband, and M. Patrick Curry

Slow Food Lessons in the Fast Food Midwest
     Heather McIlvaine-Newsad, Christopher D. Merrett, William Maakestad, and Patrick McLaughlin

Motivations for Participating in Community-Supported Agriculture and Their Relationship with Community Attachment and Social Capital
     Joan M. Brehm and Brian W. Eisenhauer

Lessons Learned from Advocating CSAs for Low-Income and Food Insecure Households
     Susan Andreatta, Misty Rhyne, and Nicole Dery

Expanding the Marketing Opportunities and Sustainable Production Potential for Minority and Limited-Resource Agricultural Producers in Louisiana and Mississippi
     Anna M. Kleiner and John J. Green

Barriers to Entry into the Specialty Red Meat Sector: The Role of Food Safety Regulation
     Michelle R. Worosz, Andrew J. Knight, Craig K. Harris, and David S. Conner

Conventionalization, Bifurcation, and Quality of Life: Certified and Non-Certified Organic Farmers in Texas
     Douglas H. Constance, Jin Young Choi, Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland

Conservation Use and Quality of Life in a Rural Community: An Extension of Goldschmidt's Findings
     Jason Shaw Parker and Richard H. Moore

Other Articles

Attendance at Religious Meetings and Community Involvement
     Gene L. Theodori and Chyrel A. Mayfield

On the Diversity of Friendship and Network Ties: A Comparison of Religious Versus Nonreligious Group Membership in the Rural American South
     Jeremy Porter and Susannah M. Brown

Alternative and Conventional Agricultural Representations in the United States: Results from Two National Mail Surveys, 1992 and 2001
     Gregory Fulkerson


The Official Journal of the Southern Rural Sociological Association 
Editor:  Douglas Clayton Smith, Western Kentucky University

ISSN: 1940-4662

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