Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Current thesis topic:
"Small Towns and Cities: A New Destination for Rural Migrants in China?"
Areas of current research:
Relationship between policy, urbanisation, population growth, and migration in China; Hukou system; Inequalities in the urbanisation process of China.
"Big and Small City Preferences of Migrant Workers in China: Case Studies of Beijing and Jinzhou"
■ Du, B & Li, B 2016, 'Digging into Rural Only Children’s Job-Hunting Difficulties—Based on Human Capital and Social Capital Possession', Chinese Journal of Management Science, vol. 24, no. S1, pp. 837-844.
■ Du, B & Li, B 2014, 'Livelihood and Development Capacity of Families Obeying the Family Planning Policy in Rural China：A Sustainable Livelihood Analytical Framework', Population Research, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 50-62.
Selected Conference Papers:
■ Li, B, Tan, Y, Rudd, D & Oakley, S 2017, 'Hukou, social-spatial inequality and migration intention', paper presented at International Population Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.
■ Li, B 2018, 'Will Small Cities and Towns Become the New Destinations for Rural-Urban Migrant Workers? Analysis of the New-Style Urbanization Policy, Inequality and Migration in China', paper presented at International Metropolis Conference, Sydney, Australia.
■ Li, B 2013, 'City Integrate of Floating Population on Health and Social Work Intervention', paper presented at The Fifth Chinese Social Work Conference of Students, Heilongjiang, China.
Areas of current research:
Migration; Relationship between policy, urbanisation, population growth, and migration in China; Hukou system; Inequalities in the urbanisation process of China.
Date Position Institution name 2016 - 2017 Research Assistant University of Adelaide 2013 - 2015 Research Assiatant Renmin University of China 2011 - 2011 Social Worker Tianjin Taida International Old People’s Home 2011 - 2011 Part time teacher Tianjin Experimental High School
Date Institution name Country Title 2013 - 2015 Renmin University China Master of Arts (MA) 2009 - 2013 Nankai University China Bachelor of Laws (Hons) 2009 - 2013 Nankai University China Bachelor of Economics (Hons)
Date Title Institution name Country — Excellent Graduates School of Sociology and Population Studies, Renmin University China — Merit Studen Nankai University, Tianjin China
Research InterestsApplied Sociology Demography Human Geography Inequality studies Migration Public Policy Regional Analysis and Development Social and Cultural Geography Social Policy Sustainable Agricultural Development Urban Analysis and Development Urban and Regional Studies Urban Policy Urban Sociology and Community Studies
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