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Info for RSS Members on the Hyatt Boycott Dear RSS Members: At the February meetings of the RSS Executive Committee and RSS Council, the issue of our contracts with Hyatt properties was thoroughly reviewed. The RSS Executive Committee and the RSS Council passed the following motions: (Details of the RSS Council discussion are contained in [...]
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Diversity Travel grants of up to $750 per person will be awarded to 1) help defray the costs of attending the annual Rural Sociological Society (RSS) meeting and 2) cover the cost of one year membership. Applicants may be either faculty or students from under-represented minority groups within RSS (i.e. African American, Asian-Americans, Latino/a, American [...]
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Current International Participants: Kalyan Ghadei, India, Banaras Hindu University A Special Thanks to All of Our International Presenters! Yuh-Yuh Li: Taiwan National Sun Tat-Sen University Iba Haruhiko: Japan Kobe University Elizabeth L. Jackson: United Kingdom Newcastle University Magsi Habibullah: France AgroParis Tech and Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (Pakistan) Pollini Jacques: Germany University of Hamburg
A special thanks to Jim Hightower for giving us the privilege of having him as our keynote speaker for out 75th Annual Meeting! To view a brief video of his address, see below. View an article written by one of our attendees, Texas wisdom: Big hat, big mouth, a lot of plain speaking
The theme of the 2013 Meetings calls attention to the rural roots of solidarity and change in the context of global restructuring and political retrenchment. What can we learn from the struggles of rural peoples? How can we assist in the construction of local alternatives to the global that revitalize networks and enhance community and [...]