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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, 2024, 'New Actors and New Systems in Aged Care Services in China', in Emerging Trends in Social Policy from the South: Challenges and Innovations in Emerging Economies, Policy Press, UK, pp. 230 - 247

Li B, 2023, 'Creating a service system from scratch: Community old age care services in China', in Podger A (ed.), Public Administration Developments in Greater China and Australia: the decade to 2020 and the decade ahead, ANU Press

Li B, 2023, 'Population aging and community-based old age care supply in China', in Housing and Ageing Policies: Global and China Perspectives], Taylor & Francis, pp. 79 - 95,

Li B, 2022, 'Migration and health in China', in Galea S; Ettman CK; Zaman M (ed.), Migration and health, University of Chicargo Press,

Shen Y; Li B, 2022, 'Policy coordination in the talent war to achieve economic upgrading: the case of four Chinese cities', in Governance and Public Administration in China, Routledge, pp. 59 - 79,

Li B, 2022, 'In search of a suitable path for welfare system development in China', in Greve B (ed.), De Gruyter Handbook of Contemporary Welfare States, De Gruyter, Berlin Germany, pp. 135 - 150,

Fang Q; Li B, 2021, 'Social Policy and Rural Poverty Reduction in China (in Japanese)', in Norimichi G; No D-M; Wang C (ed.), Poverty Policy Japan, China and South Korea: Theory, History and Institutional Analyses (in Japanese), Asahi, Japan,

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, 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,

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,

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

Li B, 2017, 'Housing welfare policies in urban China', in Handbook of Welfare in China, Edward Elgar Publishing, 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; 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,

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, Edward Elgar Publishing, 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, Routledge, Oxford, pp. 222 - 232,'Welfare+state+changes+in+China+since+1949'&source=bl&ots=JyhAdyktBt&sig=fRFcTO0mrLGuS55Ff-9RhIudUwo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjayrD95rbPAhXH6YMKHaZNCCMQ6AEIKDAC#v=onepage&q=bingqin%20li&f=false

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, Civil Service College, Singapore, pp. 39 - 58,

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

Li B; Duda M, 2011, 'Life considerations and the housing of rural to urban migrants: The case of Taiyuan', in China's Changing Welfare Mix: Local Perspectives, pp. 151 - 170

Li B; Peng H, 2010, 'State-funded Re-employment Training and Participation in Informal Employment in Tianjin', in Wu F; Webster C (ed.), MARGINALIZATION IN URBAN CHINA: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES, PALGRAVE, pp. 278 - 300

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, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 278 - 300

Davies G; Nielsen I; Smyth R, 2008, 'CORRECT IDEAS AND SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM IN CHINA: THE CASE OF SHANGHAI'S TOWNSHIP INSURANCE', in Migration and Social Protection in China, WORLD SCIENTIFIC, pp. 65 - 91,

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, 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

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

Zhong X; Li B; Fang Q; Deng Z, 2024, 'Short-term gains versus long-term strains: productivist policies and family resilience in China', The Journal of Chinese Sociology, 11,

Li B; Katz I; Fang L; Kumar S, 2024, 'Social inclusion, social innovation, and urban governance', Urban Governance, 4, pp. 1 - 2,

Chen S; Si Y; Hanewald K; Li B; Wu C; Xu X; Bateman H, 2023, 'Association between multimorbidity and informal long-term care use in China: a nationwide cohort study', BMC Geriatrics, 23, pp. 700,

Nordensvärd J; Li B; Turcu C; Qian J; Byun YH; Li Y; Sommar CJ; Rotolo M, 2023, 'State and communities in urban food governance: Lessons from COVID and insights for the future', Urban Governance, 3, pp. 93 - 96,

Krstanoska-Blazeska K; Renzaho A; Blignault I; Li B; Reavley N; Slewa-Younan S, 2023, 'A Qualitative Exploration of Sources of Help for Mental Illness in Arabic-, Mandarin-, and Swahili-Speaking Communities in Sydney, Australia', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20, pp. 5862,

Si Y; Hanewald K; Chen S; Li B; Bateman H; Beard JR, 2023, 'Life-course inequalities in intrinsic capacity and healthy ageing, China', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 101, pp. 307 - 316C,

Nordensvärd J; Sommar C-J; Turcu C; Rotolo M; Li B; Li Y; Jiwei Q; Byun Y-H, 2023, 'Policy Brief December 2022: Food for Urban Lives and Locality (FULL)', ,

Si Y; Bateman H; Chen S; Hanewald K; Li B; Su M; Zhou Z, 2023, 'Quantifying the financial impact of overuse in primary care in China: A standardised patient study', Social Science and Medicine, 320,

Xu J; Yu M; Zhang Z; Gong S; Li B, 2023, 'Is sub-national healthcare social protection sufficient for protecting rare disease patients? the case of China', Frontiers in Public Health, 11, pp. 1198368,

Wang Y; Li B; Jiannan W; Wan C, 2023, 'Can NPOs convene collaborative governance in China?—addressing complex water conflicts', Journal of Asian Public Policy, ahead-of-print, pp. 1 - 17,

Fang L; Li B, 2023, 'The entrepreneurial welfare mix: the case of community-based old age services in China', Social Policy and Society, pp. 1 - 10,

Slewa-Younan S; Krstanoska-Blazeska K; Blignault I; Li B; Reavley NJ; Renzaho AMN, 2022, 'Conceptualisations of mental illness and stigma in Congolese, Arabic-speaking and Mandarin-speaking communities: a qualitative study', BMC Public Health, 22, pp. 2353,

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