Select Publications


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

Book Chapters

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,

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 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, '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, '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

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,

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

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,

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

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,

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

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

Li B; Shen Y, 2020, 'Publication or Pregnancy? Employment Contracts and Childbearing of Women Academics in China', Studies in Higher Education,

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,

Zhu J; Li B; Pawson H, 2019, 'The end of ‘toleration’? Policy ambiguity and converted-housing occupancy in China', Housing Studies,

Sen G; Li B, 2019, 'Chinese Social Policy in the New Era:Characteristics and Future Trends (新时代中国社会政策的特点与走向)', Sociological studies (社会学研究), pp. 39 - 49,

Sen G; Li B, 2019, 'Digital Silk Road and the Sustainable Development Goals', IDS Bulletin, vol. 50,

Hu B; Li B; Wang J, 2019, 'Home and community care for older people in urban China: receipt of services and sources of payment', Health and Social Care in the Community,

Zhu J; Li B; He B, 2019, 'Is linked migration overlooked in peri-urban Shanghai? Uncovering the domino effect of driving away interregional migrants', Habitat International,

Li B, 2019, 'Playing by the informal rules—why the Chinese Regime Remains Stable Despite Risking Protests, by Yao Li, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom, 2019, pages 210, Online ISBN: 9781108557054', Global Change, Peace and Security

Li B; Pichaud D, 2019, 'Technological innovations and social development in Asia', Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 14,

Goggin G; Yu H; Fisher KR; Li B, 2018, 'Disability, technology innovation and social development in China and Australia', Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 21, pp. 34 - 50,

Yu H; Goggin G; Fisher K; Li B, 2018, 'Introduction Disability Participation in the Digital Economy', Information, Communication and Society, vol. 22, pp. 467 - 473,

Li B, 2018, 'Top-down place-based competition and award: local government incentives for non-GDP improvement in China', Journal of Chinese Governance, vol. 3, pp. 397 - 418,

Li B; Hu B; Liu T; Fang L, 2018, 'Can co-production be state-led? Policy pilots in four Chinese cities', Environment and Urbanization,

Wang J; Li B, 2018, 'Governance and Finance: Availability of community and social development infrastructures in rural China', Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, vol. 5, pp. 4 - 17,

Li B, 2018, 'The Impacts of Economic Crises on Social Risks and Social Welfare (风险社会视角的福利以及经济危机的影响)', Social Construction (社会建设), vol. 5, pp. 12 - 22

Back to profile page