- Lightman, E. and Lightman, N. (2017). Social Policy in Canada – 2nd Edition: Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
- Lightman, N. (2018). “The migrant in the market: Care penalties and immigration in eight liberal welfare regimes ” Journal of European Social Policy.
- Lightman, N. and Good Gingrich, L. (2018). “Measuring economic exclusion for racialized minorities, immigrants and women in Canada- results from 2000 and 2010 ” Journal of Poverty.
- Dong, W, Lightman, N., Curtis, J. and Parbst, M. (2017). “Race, Language or Length of Residency? Explaining Unequal Uptake of Government Pensions in Canada”. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 29(4), pp. 332-351.
- Curtis, J. and Lightman, N. (2017). “Golden Years or Retirement Fears? The Rise of Private Pension Inequality for Canada_s Immigrants.” Canadian Journal of Aging, 36(2), pp 178-195. (Authors presented alphabetically to reflect equal contribution).
- Lightman, N. (2017).““Discounted Labour? Disaggregating Care Work in Comparative Perspective.” International Labour Review, 156 (2) pp. 247-267. To be reprinted in the forthcoming book Women, gender and work: What is equality and how do we get there? (Geneva: ILO, 2016, in press).
- Lightman, N. (2016). “Situating secondary schools in the transnational social field- Contestation and conflict in a Greater Toronto Area classrooms.” Critical Studies in Education. doi:10.1080/17508487.2016.1186709.
- Elrick, J. and Lightman, N. (2016). “Sorting or Shaping? The Gendered Economic Outcomes of Immigration Policy in Canada.” International Migration Review, 50(2) pp. 352-384. (Authors presented alphabetically to reflect equal contribution).
- Good Gingrich, L. and Lightman, N. (2015). “The Empirical Measurement of a Theoretical Concept: Tracing Social Exclusion among Racial Minority and Migrant Groups in Canada.” Social Inclusion, 3(4), pp. 98-111.
- Lightman, N. (2015). “Caught in a transnational nexus: Teacher practices and experiences in a context of divergent ties to the homeland.” Citizenship Education Research Network Peer Reviewed Collection, 4(1), pp. 29-40.
- Bejan, R. and Lightman, N. (2014). “Intègre! Intégrons! Intégrez! The economic imperative of integration within Canadian immigration” Transnational Social Review – A Social Work Journal, 4(3-2), pp. 303-308.
- Lightman, N. and Good Gingrich, L. (2013). “The intersecting dynamics of social exclusion: Age, gender, race and immigrant status in Canada’s labour market.”Canadian Ethnic Studies, 44(3), pp. 121-145.
- Lightman, N. and Bejan, R. (2013) “Down but not out – A Comment on the 15th National Metropolis Conference”. Transnational Social Review – A Social Work Journal, 3(2), pp. M52-M57.
Peer-reviewed Book Chapters
- Lightman, N. (2017, in press). “Transnationalism and Secondary Schooling Policy in Ontario, Canada: Globalization, Privatization, and Competing Priorities.” In Transnational Social Policy – Social Support in a World on the Move, edited by L. Good Gingrich and S. Koengeter. London: Routledge.
- Lightman, N. (2015). “Transnational Transformations in Education in Toronto, Canada.” In Transnational Agency and Migration: Actors, Movements and Social Support, edited by S. Koengeter and W. Smith. London: Routledge, pp. 177-194.
- Lightman, N. and Hoechsmann, M. (2014). “I wouldn’t have had a clue how to start: Reflections on empowerment and social engagement by former youth journalists.” In Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Yearbook 2014: Global Citizenship in a Digital World, edited by S.H. Culver and P. Kerr. Paris: UNESCO, pp. 191-200.
- Hoechsmann, M. and Lightman, N. (2014). “Reframing Reading Youth Writing.” In Learning and Literacy Over Time: Longitudinal Perspectives, edited by J. Rowsell and J. Sefton-Green. London: Routledge, pp. 134-148.
- Um, S. and Lightman, N. (May 2017). “Seniors_ Health in the GTA- How Immigration, Language, and Racialization Impact Seniors_ Health“. Toronto: Wellesley Institute.
- Um, S. and Lightman, N. (July 2016). “Ensuring Healthy Aging for All – Home Care Access for Diverse Senior Populations in the GTA.” Toronto: Wellesley Institute.
Papers Under Review
Lightman, N. and Curtis, J. “A Citizenship Divide? Individual and Contextual-Level Factors Affecting Immigrant Sentiment Across Thirteen Countries.”
- Kevins, A. and Lightman, N. “Immigrant Sentiment and Labour Market Vulnerability: Economic Perceptions of Immigration in Dualised Labour Markets.”
- Lightman, N. and Kevins, A. “Burden or Bonus? Care Work and Job Satisfaction in 18 European Countries.”
Books in Preparation
- Good Gingrich, L., Lightman, N., and Banerjee, R. (2019, forthcoming). Social Exclusion in Canada: The Intersecting Dynamics of Race, Immigration, Gender and Age. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.