Beibei TangPh.D.

Head of Department

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Dr. Beibei Tang is a Senior Associate Professor and Head of Department of China Studies at XJTLU. Before joining XJTLU in 2015, she studied and worked in China, UK and Australia. She obtained her PhD in Sociology from The Australian National University (ANU). From 2011 to 2015, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at ANU. Since 2006, she has undertaken extensive ethnographic research across different localities in China, with particular focuses on local governance and social inequality and welfare in urban China. She has produced a steady stream of publications on different disciplinary themes, including social inequality and stratification, grassroots governance and state-society relations. She has published her research in high-impact journals such as The China Quarterly, The China Journal and Journal of Contemporary China. She is the author of China's Housing Middle Class: Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities (Routledge 2018) and winner of 2015 Gordon White Prize (The China Quarterly).
Beibei Tang
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    Department of China Studies
    HS Building, South Campus
    Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Chongwen Road
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park