Editor-in-Chief: John J. Green, University of Mississippi
Managing Editor: Elizabeth Young Sweeney, University of Mississippi
Editorial Assistant: Katrina Gateley, 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.

Archived past issues of the Journal of Rural Social Sciences can be found here: Past Issues

Current Issue: Volume 35, Issue 1 (2020) Volume 35, Issue 1


Prospects for Commercialization among Smallholder Farmers in South Africa: A Case Study
Christopher Ugochukwu Nwafor and Carlu van der Westhuizen