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PUBLICATIONS

Books

Wilder, Esther Isabelle. 2006. Wheeling and Dealing: Living with Spinal Cord Injury. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press. 368 pp. (Awarded the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize for the best work in medicine by VUP faculty editorial committee.) Kindle Edition published October, 2011.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle and William H. Walters. 2005. Voices from the Heartland: The Needs and Rights of Individuals with Disabilities. Brookline, MA: Brookline Books. 184 pp.

Scholarly Articles and Chapters

Walters, William H. and Esther Isabelle Wilder. 2015. "Worldwide contributors to the literature of Library and Information Science: Top Authors, 2007-2012." Scientometrics. Forthcoming.

Walters, William H. and Esther Isabelle Wilder. 2014. "Disciplinary, National and Departmental Contributions to the Literature of Library and Information Science, 2007-2012." Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Forthcoming.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle, Elin Waring, Frank Wang, and Dene Hurley. 2014. "A Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE): Strategies for Effective Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Instruction." In K. Makar, B. De Sousa, and R. Gould (editors), Sustainability in Statistics Education: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS9), Flagstaff, Arizona. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle. 2014. "Defining and Measuring the Socioeconomic Status of Jews."' Studies in Contemporary Jewry 27: 109-132.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle, Elin Waring, Frank Wang, and Dene Hurley. 2013. "The Key Components of a Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE): Using Best Practices to Train Faculty." Proceedings of the 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings, Alexandria, Virginia: American Statistical Association. Pp. 1850-1864.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle. 2012. "Teaching Quantitative Literacy/Quantitative Reasoning (QL/QR Skills): A Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education." Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings. Alexandria, Virginia: American Statistical Association. Pp 2676-2690.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle. 2010. "A Qualitative Assessment of Efforts to Integrate Data Analysis throughout the Sociology Curriculum: Feedback from Students, Faculty and Alumni." Teaching Sociology38(3): 226-246.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle. 2009. "Responding to the Quantitative Literacy Gap among Students in Sociology Courses." Teaching Sociology37(2): 151-170.

Wilder, Esther Isabelle, and William H. Walters. 2007. "Leisure and Activities." Chapter 11 in Experiencing Aging: A Social Gerontology Reader, edited by Desiree Ciambrone and Voon Chin Phua. Deer Park, New York: Linus Publications. Pp. 367-369.

Walters, William H., and Esther I. Wilder. 2007. "The Cost Implications of Open-Access Publishing in the Life Sciences." BioScience 57(7): 619-625.

Hope, Trina L., Esther I. Wilder, and Toni Terling Watt. 2003. "The Relationships among Adolescent Pregnancy, Pregnancy Resolution and Juvenile Delinquency." The Sociological Quarterly 44(4): 555-576.

Walters, William H., and Esther I. Wilder. 2003. "Bibliographic Index Coverage of a Multidisciplinary Field." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology54(14): 1305-1312.

Walters, William H., and Esther I. Wilder. 2003. "Disciplinary Perspectives on Later-Life Migration in the Core Journals of Social Gerontology." The Gerontologist 43(5): 758-760.

Wilder, Esther I., and Toni Terling Watt. 2002. "Risky Parental Behavior and Adolescent Sexual Activity at First Coitus." The Milbank Quarterly80(3): 481-524.

Wilder, Esther I. 2000. "The Contraceptive Revolution in Israel: Changing Family Planning Practices among Ethno-Immigrant Groups." Social Science Research 29(1): 70-91.

Wilder, Esther I. 2000. "Socioeconomic and Cultural Determinants of Abortion among Jewish Women in Israel." European Journal of Population 16(2): 133-162.

Reprinted in Wilder, Esther Isabelle. 2007. "Socioeconomic and Cultural Determinants of Abortion among Jewish Women in Israel." Chapter 10 in Israel's Destiny: Fertility and Mortality in a Divided Society, edited by Jona Schellekens and Jon Anson. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers. Pp. 189-214.

Wilder, Esther I. 2000. "Contraceptive Use at First Intercourse among Jewish Women in Israel." Population Research and Policy Review 19(2): 113-141.

Wilder, Esther I., and William H. Walters. 1998. "Ethnic and Religious Components of the Jewish Income Advantage, 1969 and 1989." Sociological Inquiry 68(3): 426-436.

Walters, William H., and Esther I. Wilder. 1997. "American Jewish Household Income, 1969 and 1989." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement 23(2): 197-212.

Wilder, Esther I. 1996. "Socioeconomic Attainment and Expressions of Jewish Identification: 1970 and 1990." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35(2): 109-127.

Other Academic Publications

Wilder, Esther Isabelle. 2014. "Ethics Column." Teaching Sociology 42(1): 76-77.

Wilder, Esther I. 2005. "Sociology of Health Care" [Data module.] In Integrating Data Analysis, edited by Susan M. Hilal and Meredith Redlin. Washington, D.C.: The American Sociological Association.

Wilder, Esther I. 2003. "Population Dynamics" and "Seminar in Fertility." [Syllabi.] In Syllabi and Instructional Materials in Demography, edited by Loretta Bass and Rebecca Nees. Washington, D.C.: The American Sociological Association. Pp. 15-20; 86-93.

Wilder, Esther I. 2001. "Demographic Transition," "Demography," "Fertility Determinants," "Internal Migration," "International Migration," "Population Pyramid." [Encyclopedia entries.] In The World of Sociology, edited by Joseph Palmisano and William Harmer. Detroit: Gale Group. Pp. 161-163, 163-164, 233-234, 350-351, 351-353, 514-515.

Book Reviews

Wilder, Esther I. 2004. Review of Running After Pills: Politics, Gender, and Contraception in Colonial Zimbabwe, by Amy Kaler. American Journal of Sociology 110(3): 822-823.

Wilder, Esther I. 2000. Review of Gendering Politics: Women in Israel, by Hanna Herzog. Gender and Society14(5): 701-702.

Wilder, Esther I. 1992. Review of Smart Jews, by Sander Gilman. Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences 27(2): 104.

Website

Wilder, Esther Isabelle. "Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE)." www.teachqr.org (A collection of information and resources for infusing quantitative reasoning throughout the curriculum.)

Media Publications

Wilder, Esther I., and William H. Walters. 2003. "Jewish Needy Declining." Forward 106, 31,468: 8. [Letter to the editor.]

Wilder, Esther I. 2001. "The Sporting Life." New York Review of Books 8/20/01. Pg. 97. [Letter to the editor.]

Wilder, Esther. 1990 (5750). "Give of Yourself, Get More in Return." Network: A Forum for the Jewish Studen t IX(3): 5.

Wilder, Esther. 1990. (5750). "Adventures in Israel: Be More than a Tourist." Kfari: The Jewish Magazine of Rural New England and Quebec. January, pg. 13.

Wilder, Esther. 1990. (5750). "Adventures in Israel: Living in Ma'a lot." Kfari: The Jewish Magazine of Rural New England and Quebec. July, pg. 14.

Cooper, Lori M. and Esther I. Wilder. 1989. "AIDS Information." The Jerusalem Post. [Letter to the editor.]

Wilder, Esther I. 1988. Approximately 100 news and feature stories published while working as a reporter at The Recorder, Franklin County's Daily Newspaper (Greenfield, Massachusetts).


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