Papers in refereed journals:

"Alternative Futures for Formal Education", Interchange 1:4, (1970): 13-27.

"Educational Revolution: Problems and Prospects", Interchange 2:1 (1971): 36 43.

"Inventing the Future: Anti Historicist Reflections on Towards 2000." Interchange 3:4 (1972): 111 119; and "Rejoinder to John Porter", Interchange 3:4 (1972): 122 123.

"Some General Tactics for Creating Alternative Educational Futures", Interchange 4:1 (1973): 1 9.

"Images of the Educational Future in Advanced Industrial Society: An Ontario Inquiry", Canadian Journal of Education 1:2 (1976): 13 29.

"On Hegemony in Corporate Capitalist States: Material Structures, Ideological Forms, Class Consciousness and Hegemonic Acts", Sociological Inquiry 46:3 4 (1976): 235 250.

"Preferred Images of the Future: Twentieth Century Bourgeois and Socialist Visions", McGill Journal of Education 12: 1, (Spring 1977): 95 110 (with D. Lake).

"Ecological Crisis and the Autonomy of Science in Capitalist Society: A Canadian Case Study", Alternatives: Perspectives on Society and Environment 8:1 (Winter 1978 1979): 3 10, 33, (with R.V. Mason).

"The Capitalist World Economy and the Limits of Educational Reform", Canadian and International Education 8:1 (1979): 5 26.

"Quebec's Self Determination and English Canada: A Post Referendum Manifesto", Canadian Forum LX:702 (September 1980): 17 19.

"On Moral Philosophy and Educational Practice", Curriculum Inquiry, 13:1 (1983): 85 94.

"Class, Educational Ideologies and Mass Opinion", Sociology of Education, 58, 1 (January 1985): 3 19.

"Job Skills and Schooling: A Class Analysis of Entry Requirements and 'Underemployment'", Canadian Journal of Education 12, 1 (1987): 1 30.

"Public Rights and Private Schools", Canadian Journal of Education, 13, 1 (1988): 95-9

"Gender Consciousness at Work: Modification of the Male Breadwinner Norm Among Steelworkers and Their Spouses", Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 26, 2 (May 1989): 240 - 275 (with M. Luxton)

"Class, Gender, and Expanded Class Consciousness in Steeltown", Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change 15 (1993): 55-82 (with J.M. Mangan)

"Public Support for University Funding: Trends and Determinants, 1980 - 90", Canadian Journal of Higher Education 23, 2 (1993): 118-144 (with D.J. Hart).

"Beyond Blaming the Victim: Reading the Public's Educational Policy Views in Hard Times", Education Canada 33, 4 (Winter 1993): 4-10 (with D. Hart).

"Searching for Missing Links: Neo-Marxist Theories of Education", British Journal of the Sociology of Education 16, 1 (1995): 53-73.

"For Whom the Bell Curve Toils" Alberta Journal of Educational Research XLI,3 (September 1995): 335-341.

"The Limits of Human Capital Theory: Expanding Knowledge, Informal Learning and Underemployment," Policy Options 18, 6 (1997): 9-13.

"Educational Opportunities", Canadian Encyclopedia. (1997 CD edition).

"The 'Crisis' of Confidence in Schools and the Neo-Conservative Agenda: Diverging Opinions of Corporate Executives and the General Public," Alberta Journal of Educational Research 43, 1 (1998): 1-19 (with D. Hart).

"Where the Buck Stops: Class Differences in Support for Education," Journal of Educational Policy, 13,3 (May - June 1998): 351-377 (with D. Hart).

"Workplace Communities and Transformative Learning", Convergence 31,3 (1998).

"Workplace Communities and Transformative Learning: Oshawa Autoworkers and the CAW" Convergence XXXI, 3 (1998): 12-23 (with R. Roth).

"Lifelong Learning and Underemployment: A North American Perspective" Comparative Education 35,2 (1999): 163-186. (Special Issue on Lifelong Learning and the Education of Mature Adults)

"Beyond Human Capital Theory: The Underemployment Problem" International Journal of Contemporary Sociology 36,2 (October 1999): 163-192. (Special Issue on "Contemporary Research Trends in Sociology of Education").

"Exploring the Icebergs of Adult Learning: Findings of the First Canadian Survey of Informal Learning Practice" Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education 13,2 (November 1999): 49-72. (Special Issue on "The New Millennium: Realities, Possibilities and Visions for Adult Education").

"Beyond Cultural Capital Theory: Hidden Dimensions of Working Class Learning" Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies 22,2 (2000): 203-224. (with P. Sawchuk).

"Researching Expanded Notions of Learning and Work and Underemployment: Findings of the First Canadian Survey of Informal Learning Practices.  International Review of Education. 46,6 (2000): 491-514.

"On Radical Approaches to Educational Studies: Problems and Prospects" Curriculum Inquiry. 31,1(2001): 103-119.

"Worker Control as the Missing Link: Relations Between Paid/Unpaid Work and Work-related Learning " Journal of Workplace Learning. 13, 7/8 (2001): 308-317.

"Expanding Notions of Work and Learning: Profiles of Latent Power "in T. Fenwick (ed.) Sociocultural Perspectives on Learning through Work. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. 92 (Winter 2001): 19-30.

"Reversing the Optic: Workplace reform for the New Learning Society " in F. Bevan, C. Kanes and D. Roebuck (eds.) Knowledge Demands for the New Economy. Volume II. Brisbane: Australian Academic Press, 2001, pp. 8-22.

"Union Influence on Worker Education and Training in Canada in Tough Times". Just Labour, vol. 5 (Winter 2005). (with M. Raykov). (


"Hidden Knowledge: Working Class Experience in the 'Knowledge-based Economy'", Studies in the Education of Adults. 37,1 (Autumn, 2005): 110-122. (with P. Sawchuk).


"The Labour Process: Individual Learning, Work and Productivity". Studies in Continuing Education. 28, 1 (March, 2006): 1-16. (with Ken Pankhurst).


"Work Time and Learning Activities of the Continuously Employed: A Longitudinal Analysis, 1998-2004". Journal of Workplace Learning. 19,1 (2007): 17-31. (with Susan Stowe).


"I Might Be Overqualified: Personal Perspectives and National Survey Findings on Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition in Canada". Journal of Adult and Continuing Education. 12, 2(2007): 27-52. (with Douglas Myers).


"Workers' Power and Intentional Learning: A 2004 Benchmark Survey". Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations. 63, (Winter, 2008): 30-56. (with Milosh Raykov).


Special Issue on Work and Lifelong Learning. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education. 21,2 (in press for 2008 publication). (Edited with Shauna Butterwick and Kaela Jubas).


"Re-exploring the Icebergs of Adult Learning: Comparative Findings of the 1998 and 2004 Canadian Surveys of Formal and Informal Learning Practices". Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education. 21,2 (forthcoming, 2008).


“Workers’ Power and Intentional Learning: A 2004 Benchmark Survey”. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations. 63, (Winter, 2008): 30-56. (with Milosh Raykov).


Livingstone, D.W. (2010). “Job Requirements and Workers’ Learning: Formal Gaps, Informal Closure, Systemic Limits”. Journal of Education and Work. 16, 3 (June): 201-225.



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