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Liang C; Fang L; Li B; Wang J; Shan L, 2018, Co-production as social construction in Haicang, Xiamen City, China (共同缔造与海沧社会建设), Social Sciences Academic Press (China) (社会科学文献出版社), Beijing

2011, European and American Welfare System: Challenges, Reforms and Constraints(欧美福利制度:挑战、改革与约束, Oumei Fuli Zhidu: Tiaozhan, Gaige yu Yueshu), Li B, (ed.), Chinese Social Press (中国社会出版社. Zhongguo Shehui Chuban She), Beijing

Book Chapters

Li B, 2021, 'Migration and health in China', in Migration and health

Li B, 2019, 'Housing Policies and China’s Economic Development Agenda', in Zheng Y; Sarah Y T (ed.), China's Economic Modernisation and Structural Changes:: Essays in Honour of John Wong, World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 257 - 294,

Zhong X; Li B, 2019, 'New intergenerational contracts in the making?– The experience of urban China', in Saunders P; He AJ (ed.), Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies Challenges, Responses and Impacts, Routledge, Abington, OXON, UK,

Li B; Fang L; Wang J; Hu B, 2019, 'Social Organisations and Old Age Services in Urban Communities in China: Stabilising Networks?', in Jing T; Kuhnle S; Pan Y; Chen S (ed.), Aging Welfare and Social Policy: China and the Nordic Countries in Comparative Perspective, Springer Nature, Switzerland, pp. 169 - 169,

Fisher K; Yu H; Li B; Goggin G, 2018, 'Disability employment in China: Empowerment through digital solutions', in Stepan M; Duckett J (ed.), Serve the People - Innovation and IT in China‘s social development agenda, MERICS Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin, pp. 61 - 71,

Li B, 2018, 'Welfare state changes in China since 1949', in Greve B (ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State, Routledge, Oxford and New York, pp. 208 - 223,

Li B, 2017, 'Housing welfare policies in urban China', in Handbook of Welfare in China, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 123 - 143,

Carrillo B; Hood J; Kadetz P; Li B, 2017, 'Chapter 6: Housing welfare policies in urban China', in Handbook of Welfare in China, pp. 123 - 143,

Li B, 2017, 'Making housing affordable in an urbanising China', in Zheng Y; Zhao L; Tong S (ed.), China’s Great Urbanization, Routledge, pp. 57 - 77,

Li B, 2017, 'Universalization of Social Security Systems: The Case of China', in Aspalter C; Pribadi KT (ed.), Development and Social Policy: The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy, Routledge,

Hu B; Luo J; Chen C; Li B, 2016, 'Evaluating Low-Carbon City Development in China: Study of five national pilot cities', in Garnaut R; Song L (ed.), China's New Sources of Economic Growth: Vol. 1, ANU-Press, ANU, pp. 315 - 336,

Li B, 2016, 'Housing welfare and benefits in China', in Carrillo B; Hood J; Kadetz P (ed.), The Handbook of Welfare in China, Edward Elgar,

Li B; Zhang Y, 2015, 'Area-Based Competitions and Awards as a Motivational Tool for Public Service Provision', in Is Decentralization Good For Development?, Oxford University Press, pp. 253 - 276,

Li B; Zhang Y, 2015, 'Area-based competition and awards as a motivation tool for public service provision: The experience of Xining, China', in Is Decentralization Good for Development?, Oxford University Press

Gong S; Li B, 2014, 'China's Inequality: Status, Causes and Suggestions (中国的不平等问题:现状、原因及建议)', in Wang C; Li Z; Fang L (ed.), Social Policy Review (社会政策评论), Social Sciences Documentation Press (社会科学文献出版社), pp. 107 - 122,

Li B, 2013, 'Chapter 5: Future trajectories for China', in Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change, pp. 59 - 74,

Li B, 2013, 'Future trajectories for China', in Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change: Goals, Issues and Trajectories in China, India, Brazil and South Africa, pp. 59 - 74,

Li B, 2013, 'How successful are China’s public housing schemes?', in China's Social Development and Policy: Into the Next Stage?, pp. 115 - 140,

Li B, 2013, 'How successful are China's public housing schemes?', in Zhao L (ed.), China's Social Development and Policy: Into the Next Stage?, Routledge, Oxford, UK, pp. 115 - 140,

Li B, 2013, 'Welfare state changes in China since 1949', in The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State, edn. 1, Routledge, Oxford, pp. 222 - 232,'Welfare+state+changes+in+China+since+1949'&source=bl&ots=JyhAdyktBt&sig=fRFcTO0mrLGuS55Ff-9RhIudUwo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjayrD

Li B, 2012, 'Welfare state changes in China since 1949', in The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State, pp. 222 - 231,

Li B, 2012, 'Social Welfare and Protection for Economic Growth and Social Stability—China’s Experience in A Changing China', in Emerging Governance, Economic and Social Trends, edn. 1, Civil Service College, Singapore, pp. 39 - 58,

Li B, 2011, 'Life considerations and the housing of rural to urban migrants: the case of Taiyuan', in Carrillo B; Duckett J (ed.), China’s changing welfare mix, Routledge, Oxford, pp. 151 - 170,

Fisher KR; Shang X; Xie J, 2011, 'Support for social participation of children and young people with disability in China', in Carrillo B; Duckett J (ed.), China's Changing Welfare Mix, Local Perspectives, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 193 - 210,

Li B, 2010, 'Inclusion of rural to urban migrants --is Hukou the solution?', in HOW TO ENHANCE INCLUSIVENESS FOR INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS IN OUR CITIES: VARIOUS STAKEHOLDERS VIEWS, UNESCO, France, pp. 127 - 135

Li B, 2010, 'State funded re-employment training, long term unemployment and informal employment in Tianjin, China', in Marginalization in Urban China: Multiple Perspectives, edn. International Political Economy Series, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 278 - 300

Duda M; Li B; Peng H, 2008, 'Household Strategies and Migrant Housing Quality in Tianjin', in Nielsen I; Smyth R (ed.), Migration and Social Protection in China, edn. Series on Contemporary China, World Scientific, pp. 184 - 204,

Li B, 2008, 'Why do migrant workers not participate in urban social security schemes? The case of the construction and service sectors in Tianjin', in Nielsen I; Smyth R (ed.), Migration and Social Protection in China, edn. Series on Contemporary China, WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBL CO PTE LTD, pp. 92 - 117,

Kumar S; Li B, 2007, 'Urban labor market changes and social protection for urban informal workers: Challenges for China and India', in China's Emerging Cities: The Making of New Urbanism, pp. 109 - 125,

Li B, 2007, 'Pension reform in China: who are left out?', in New Perspectives on China and Aging

Li B, 2005, 'Urban housing privatisation: Redefining the responsibilities of the state, employers and individuals', in Green S; Liu GS (ed.), Exit the Dragon? Privatization and State Control in China, Wiley-Blackwell, United Kingdom, pp. 145 - 168,

Journal articles

Fang Q; Fisher K; Li B, 2021, 'How can co-production help to deliver culturally responsive disability support? A case study from Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community

Deng Z; Jianli X; Katz I; Li B, 2021, 'Children’s Behavioral Agency within Families in the Context of Migration: A Systematic Review', Adolescent Research Review,

Ye P; Jin Y; Er Y; Duan L; Palagyi A; Fang L; Li B; Ivers R; Keay L; Tian M, 2021, 'A Scoping Review of National Policies for Healthy Ageing in Mainland China from 2016 to 2020', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, vol. 12, pp. 100168 - 100168,

Li B; Fisher KR; Quan Farrant F; Cheng Z, 2021, 'Digital policy to disability employment? An ecosystem perspective on China and Australia', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research,

Fang L; Li B; Tom C, 2021, 'Emergent Political Norms in Local State–Private Enterprise Relations during China’s Big Push for Poverty Reduction', American Behavioral Scientist,

Xu Y; Li B; Huang X, 2021, 'Outsiders to urban centric growth: dual social exclusion of migrant tenant farmers in China', Third World Quarterly,

Li B; Chen X; Gong S, 2021, 'Political will, implementation and support--a comparison of COVID responses in China, South Korea and Singapore (意愿、执行与保障:中国、韩国和新加坡新馆肺炎疫情防控对策比较)', Comparative Economic and Social Systems (经济社会体制比较), vol. 214, pp. 77 - 90

Fang Q; Li B, 2021, 'Social policy change and learning in the process of poverty alleviation in China (中国扶贫进程中的社会政策变迁和政策学习)', Journal of East China University of Science and Technology. Social Science Edition, pp. 2 - 28

Li B; Qian J; Yang S, 2021, 'The mindset: tackling the challenges of the old age care in communities in China', China: An International Journal

Li B; Shen Y, 2020, 'Publication or pregnancy? Employment contracts and childbearing of women academics in China', Studies in Higher Education,

Fang Q; Fisher KR; Li B, 2020, 'Follower or Challenger? How Chinese Non-governmental Organizations Manage Accountability Requirements from Funders', Voluntas, vol. 31, pp. 722 - 735,

Li G; Li B, 2020, 'Local Bargaining in Policy Pilots in China— The Case of Rural Land Marketisation in Deqing, Zhejiang', The Singapore Economic Review,

Si Y; Hu H; Li B, 2020, 'Decomposing Inequality in Long-Term Care Need Among Older Adults with Chronic Diseases in China: A Life Course Perspective', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 2559 - 2559,

Shen Y; Li B, 2020, 'Policy coordination in the talent war to achieve economic upgrading: the case of four Chinese cities', Policy Studies,

Peng H; Qi L; Hua G; Li B; Hu B, 2020, 'Child Population, Economic Development and Regional Inequality of Education Resources in China', Children and Youth Services Review,

Xu J; Shi G; Li B; Fischer TB; Zhang R; Yan D; Jiang J; Yang Q; Sun Z, 2020, 'Skills Sets and Shared Benefits: Perceptions of Resettled People from The Yangtze-Huai River Diversion Project in China', Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal,

Wei Y; Bei W; Siying T; Li B; Vivian L; Zhuo C; Xi C; James F; Ludovici C; Bo H; Anwen Z; Min H; Yixiao W, 2020, 'Understanding health and social challenges for ageing and long-term care in China', Research on Aging,

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