This publication list is arranged chronologically.


Wilkinson, K.P., 1963, Identification with Community: A Review of Literature. Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center Report 1.

Wilkinson, K.P. and W.C. Bailey, 1965, Differential Effectiveness of Test-Demonstration Farmers, Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 714.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1966, Local Action and Acceptance of Watershed Development. Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center Report 12.

Wilkinson, K.P., Kaufman, H.F., and L.W. Cole, 1966, Poverty Programs and Social Mobility, Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center Report 13.

Wilkinson, K.P. and H.F. Kaufman, 1967, Community Structure and Leadership: An Interactional Perspective in the Study of Community, Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center Bulletin 13.

Wilkinson, K.P. and L.W. Cole, 1967, Sociological Factors in Watershed Development. Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center Report 20.

Wilkinson, K.P., and R.N. Singh, 1968, Social Science Studies of Water Resources Problems: Review of Literature and Annotated Bibliography. Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1969, "Special agency program accomplishment and community action styles." Rural Sociology, Vol. 34, pp. 29-42.

Wilkinson, K.P. and R.N. Singh, 1969, Generalized Participation of Voluntary Leaders in Watershed Development Projects. Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute.


Wilkinson, K.P., 1970, "The community as a social field." Social Forces, Vol. 48, pp. 54-68.

Wilkinson, K.P. and R.N. Singh, 1970, Community Leadership and Watershed Development, Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute.

Wilkinson, K.P. and P.J. Ross, 1970, Citizens' Responses to Warnings of Hurricane Camille. Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center Report 35.

Wilkinson, K.P. and P.J. Ross, 1970, Experiments in Social Welfare: An Empirical Evaluation of the Mississippi AFDC Project. Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center Report 38.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1972, "A field theory perspective for community development research." Rural Sociology, Vol. 37, pp. 43-52. (reprinted in R. L. Warren, ed., 1977, New Perspectives on the American Community, 3rd ed., Rand McNally; and in R. L. Warren and L. Lyon (eds.), 1983, New Perspectives on the American Community, Dorsey Press.

Wilkinson, K.P., and P. Ross, 1972, "Evaluation of the Mississippi AFDC Experiment." Social Service Review, Vol. 46, pp. 363-373.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1973, "Sociological concepts of social well-being: Frameworks for evaluation of water resources projects," in W. H. Andrews, Rabel J. Burdge, Harold E. Capener, W. Keith Warner, and Kenneth P. Wilkinson, eds., The Social Well-Being and Quality of Life Dimension in Water Resources Planning and Development, Utah State University, pp. 160- 170.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1974, "A behavioral approach to measurement and analysis of community field structure." Rural Sociology, Vol. 39, pp. 247-256.

Singh, R.N., and K.P. Wilkinson, 1974, "On the measurement of environmental impacts of public projects from a sociological perspective." Water Resources Bulletin, Vol. 10, pp. 17-29.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1974, "Consequences of decline and social adjustment to it," in L. R. Whiting (ed.), Communities Left Behind: Alternatives for Development, Iowa State University Press, pp. 43-53.

Luloff, A.E., and K.P. Wilkinson, 1977, "Is community alive and well in the inner city?" American Sociological Review, Vol. 42, October pp. 827-28.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1978, "Rural community change," in T. R. Ford (ed.), Rural USA: Persistence and Change, Iowa State University, pp. 115-125.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1978, The 1980 Budget for Agricultural and Forestry Research, Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy.

Luloff, A.E. and K.P. Wilkinson, 1979, "Participation in the national flood insurance program: A study of community activeness." Rural Sociology, Vol. 44, pp.137-152.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1979, "Social well-being and community." Journal of the Community Development Society, Vol. 10, pp. 5-16.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1979, The Quest for Food, Correspondence Course and Public Television Series, The Pennsylvania State University.


Wilkinson, K.P., 1981, "Manuscript fees and page charges: A dough-see-dough." The Rural Sociologist, Vol. 1, pp. 146-47.

Wilkinson, K.P.,, 1980, "Trends and issues in rural community change." Children in Contemporary Society, Vol. 13, pp. 71-75.

Wilkinson, K.P.,, 1981, "An error for an error: Complaints of crime in Rock Springs." Natural Resources Journal, Vol. 22, pp. 1-2.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1982, "Changing rural communities." in P. A. Keller and J. D. Murray (eds.), Handbook of Rural Community Mental Health, Human Sciences Press, pp. 20-28.

Reynolds, R., Wilkinson, K.P., Thompson, J., and L. Ostresh,1982, "Problems in the social impact assessment literature base for western energy development communities." Impact Assessment Bulletin, Vol. 1, pp. 44-59.

Wilkinson, K.P., Reynolds, R., K.P., Thompson, J., and L. Ostresh, 1982, "Local social disruption and western energy development: A critical review." Pacific Sociological Review, Vol. 25, pp. 275-96; and "Response" (same issue), pp. 367-76.

Wilkinson, K.P., Reynolds, R., K.P., Thompson, J., and L. Ostresh, 1983, "Divorce and recent net migration into the Old West." Journal of Marriage and the Family, Vol. 45, pp. 437-45.

Wilkinson, K.P., Hobbs, D., and J. Christenson, "An analysis of the national rural development strategy." The Rural Sociologist, Vol. 3, pp. 384-91.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1984, "Rurality and patterns of social disruption." Rural Sociology, Vol. 49, pp. 23-36.

Wilkinson, K.P., Reynolds, R., Thompson, J., and L. Ostresh, "Violent crime in the western energy-development region." Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 27, pp. 241-56.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1984, "Implementing a national strategy of rural development." The Rural Sociologist, Vol. 4, pp. 348-53.

Wilkinson, K.P. and K. Martin, 1984, "Local participation in the federal grant system: Effects of community action." Rural Sociology, Vol. 49, pp. 374-88.

Wilkinson, K.P. and G.D. Israel, 1984, "Suicide and rurality in urban society." Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, Vol. 14, pp. 187-200.

Reynolds, R., Wilkinson, K.P., Banwart, A., Ostresh, L., and J. Thompson, 1984, "An exploratory analysis of county divorce rates." Sociology and Social Research, Vol. 69, pp. 109-21.

Wilkinson, K.P., Camasso, M., and A.E. Luloff, 1984, "Nonmetropolitan participation in programs of the Great Society." Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 65, pp. 1092-1103.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1984, "A research note on homicide and rurality." Social Forces, Vol. 63, pp. 445-52.

Lloyd, R. and K.P. Wilkinson, 1985, "Community factors in rural manufacturing development." Rural Sociology, Vol. 50, pp. 27-37.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1985, "Community development in rural America: Sociological issues in national policy." Southern Rural Sociology, Vol. 3, pp. 85-94.

Martin, K.E., and K.P. Wilkinson, 1985, "Does leadership development intervene in the relationship between political participation and socioeconomic status?" Journal of the Community Development Society, Vol. 16, pp. 97-106.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1986, "In search of community in the changing countryside." Rural Sociology, Vol. 51, pp. 1-17.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1986, "Community change in rural America: Challenges for community-leadership development." in National Extension Task Force for Community Leadership (eds.), Resurgence in Rural America: Mandate for Community Leadership. Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, pp. 1-23 .

Wilkinson, K.P., 1986, "Communities left behind-again." in Joint Economic Committee (ed.). New Dimensions in Rural Policy: Building Upon Our Heritage. Congress of the United States, pp. 341-46.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1986, "Overlapping types: A basic science perspective." in A.E. Luloff (ed.), Rural People and Places: A Symposium on Typologies. Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, Grantville, Pennsylvania.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1986, "The small-town community: Its character and survival." in Down to Earth: People on the Land - Questions of Food, Work, People, and Land, a conference sponsored by the Group for Interdisciplinary Theory and Praxis, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1987, "Community and rural areas." Sociologia Urbana e Rurale, a.IX-n. 22, pp. 29-37.

Israel, G. and K.P. Wilkinson, 1987, "Persistence and change in a growing community: A case study of Seabrook, New Hampshire." Journal of the Community Development Society, Vol. 18, pp. 64-77.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1988, "The community crisis in the rural South." in Lionel J. Beaulieu (ed.). The Rural South in Crisis. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, pp. 72-86 .

Wilkinson, K.P., 1988, "Socioeconomic trends changing rural America." in W. J. Armbruster (ed.), Increasing Understanding of Public Problems and Policies - 1987. Oak Brook, IL: Farm Foundation, pp. 3-15.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1989, "Information Access in Rural Areas." Formazione e Societa n. 23-24.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1989, "Community development and industrial policy." in William W. Falk and Thomas A. Lyson (eds.), Research in Rural Sociology and Rural Development, Vol. 3, Focus on Rural Labor Markets. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 241-254.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1989, "The future for community development." in James A. Christenson and Jerry W. Robinson, Jr. (eds.). Community Development in Perspective. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, Chapter 15, pp. 337-354.


Wilkinson, K.P., 1990, "Crime and community." in A. E. Luloff and Louis E. Swanson (eds.). The American Rural Communities. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, pp. 151-168.

Luloff, A.E. and K.P. Wilkinson, 1990, "Community action and the national rural development agenda." in Alvin S. Lackey (guest ed.), Sociological Practice, volume 8, pp. 48-57.

Camasso, M.J. and K.P. Wilkinson, 1990, "Severe child maltreatment in ecological perspective: The case of the western energy boom." Journal of Social Service Research, Volume 13, Number 3,pp. 1-18.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1991, "The future of the community in rural America." in K. E. Pigg (ed.) The Future of Rural America: Precursors to Policy. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, pp. 73-89.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1991, The Community in Rural America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1992, "Social stabilisation: The role of rural society." in Micheal O Cinneide and Michael Cuddy (eds.). Perspectives on Rural development in Advanced Economies. Centre for Development Studies, University College Galway (Ireland), pp. 25-36.

Wilkinson, K.P., 1993, "Social forces shaping the future of rural America." in L. L. Beaulieu (ed.). Investing in People: The Human Capital Needs of Rural America. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, chapter 6.

Humphrey, C. and K.P. Wilkinson, "Growth promotion in rural areas: Do they make a difference." Rural Sociology Vol. 58, pp. 175-189.

Luloff, A.E., Wilkinson, K.P., and Bourke, 1993, "Timber, Activism, and Dialogue: The NIPF Community and General Public of Pennsylvania." in Society of American Foresters 1993 National Convention Proceedings, pp. 315-320.

Zekeri, A., Wilkinson, K.P., and C. Humphrey, 1994, "Past Activeness, Solidarity, and Local Development Efforts." Rural Sociology, Vol. 59, pp. 216-235.