Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Social Sciences

The Role of Gender in Rural Population Decline in Kansas and Nebraska, 1990–2010

pp. 1-12
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Screamers, Whiners, and Drive-Bys: How Umpires View Baseball Coaches’ Attempts to Influence Their Calls

pp. 13-22
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Healthcare Affordability and Access in Nebraska after the Great Recession

pp. 23-35
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Religiosity’s Impact on Agricultural Investment on the American Frontier

pp. 37-46
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Junk Jaunt Geography: Buying and Selling America’s Cultural Past in Central Nebraska

pp. 47-58
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Exploring the Politics of Pork: Industrial Hog Farming and the Role of Local Newspaper Coverage in State Agenda Setting

pp. 59-69
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Natural Sciences

Status of Native Stream Fishes within Selected Protected Areas of the Niobrara River in Western Nebraska

pp. 71-78
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An Assessment of Prairie Restoration at Fort Scott National Historic Site

pp. 79-99
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Book Reviews

Colorado Politics and Policy: Governing a Purple State by Thomas E Cronin and Robert D. Loevy (review)

p. 101
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The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics since 1964 by James Morton Turner (review)

pp. 101-102
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Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson by Donald Loren Hardy (review)

pp. 102-103
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Rural Women’s Health edited by Beverly D. Leipert, Belinda Leach, and Wilfreda E. Thurston (review)

pp. 103-104
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In the Smaller Scope of Conscience: The Struggle for National Repatriation Legislation, 1986–1990 by C. Timothy McKeown (review)

pp. 104-105
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Ghost Dancing with Colonialism: Decolonization and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada by Grace Li Xiu Woo (review)

pp. 105-106
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Montana before History: 11,000 Years of Hunter-Gatherers in the Rockies and Great Plains by Douglas H. MacDonald (review)

p. 106
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Fort Clark and Its Indian Neighbors: A Trading Post on the Upper Missouri by W. Raymond Wood, William J. Hunt Jr., and Randy H. Williams (review)

p. 107
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Crow-Omaha: New Light on a Classic Problem of Kinship Analysis edited by Thomas R. Trautmann and Peter M. Whiteley (review)

pp. 107-108
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Guide to Texas Grasses by Robert B. Shaw (review)

pp. 108-109
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News and Notes

p. 110
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