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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, 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

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,

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,

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, 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; 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, edn. International Political Economy Series, 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, 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

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

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,

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,

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,

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

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

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,

Zhu L; Li B; Yi H; Wu J, 2022, 'Making cities competitive and sustainable: Insights from comparative urban governance research', Urban Governance, 2, pp. 233 - 235,

Chen S; Si Y; Hanewald K; Li B; Bateman H; Dai X; Wu C; Tang S, 2022, 'Disease burden of ageing, sex and regional disparities and health resources allocation: a longitudinal analysis of 31 provinces in Mainland China', BMJ Open, 12,

Ye P; Jin Y; Er Y; Yin X; Yao Y; Li B; Zhang J; Ivers R; Keay L; Duan L; Tian M, 2022, 'Perceptions of Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation of Falls Prevention Programs in Primary Health Care Settings in China', Jama Network Open, 5, pp. e2228960 - e2228960,

Wu J; Li B; Zhu L; Yi H, 2022, 'Coping with black swan and grey rhino: Expecting New Urban Governance in the Time of Uncertainty', Urban Governance, 2, pp. 127 - 129,

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