Rural Sociology is the term applied to sociological studies focusing on people in rural areas, and the conditions in which they live and work. It is by nature interdisciplinary, closely related to such fields of environmental sociology, agricultural economics, and demographic studies, and other branches of the social sciences which consider cultural exchange and societal development in the context of rural communities.
Features membership information, awards, publications, forum and contact details.
A University of Vermont-affiliated research organization which addresses social, economic, and resource-based problems of rural people and communities. Site offers indicators and other research data, guides and training materials, recent surveys, and links.
Features membership details, conference, news, academic resources, and contact information.
Promotes opportunity for independent farmers and rural communities through education, research, advocacy, and service.
History, constitution, updates on the World Congress, and council members.
Articles on rural society, housing, employment, transport, services, land-use, and conservation.
Info on the projects and people of this University of Montana center which researches human development, community services, and education of people with disabilities in rural areas.
Conducts policy-relevant research and facilitates public dialogue to assist policymakers in understanding the rural impacts of public policies and programs.
U.S. scholarly organization formed to promote the study of rural life through research, extension and education.
Professional association for rural sociology in the Southern US.
Features submission instructions and contact information.
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