[1] Hu, Y. (2016). Chinese-British Intermarriage—Disentangling Gender and Ethnicity. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. XIII + 267.

  • Nominee for 2017 British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Memorial Prize
  • Book review published in The Sociological Review


Refereed Journal Articles

[13] Hu, Y. (2018). Patriarchal Hierarchy? Gender, Children’s Housework Time and Family Structure in Post-Reform China. Chinese Sociological Review. 50(3): 310–338.[PDF]

[12] Hu, Y.  & Shi, X. (2018). The Impact of China’s One-Child Policy on Intergenerational and Gender Relations. Contemporary Social Science (Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences). [PDF]

[11] Hu, Y. & Yucel, D. (2018). What Fairness? Gendered Division of Housework and Family Life Satisfaction across 30 Countries. European Sociological Review. 34(1): 92–105. [PDF]

[10] Hu, Y. & To, S. (2017). Family Relations and Remarriage Post-Divorce and Post-Widowhood in ChinaJournal of Family Issues. doi: 10.1177/0192513X17748694. [PDF]

[9] Hu, Y. (2017). Attitudes toward Transnational Intermarriage in China: Testing Three Theories of Transnationalization. Demographic Research. 37: 1413–1444. [PDF]

[8] Hu, Y. & Coulter, R. (2017). Living Space and Psychological Well-being in Urban China: Differentiated Relationships across Socio-economic Gradients. Environment and Planning A. 49 (4): 911–929. [PDF]

[7] Cebolla-Boado, H., Hu, Y. & Soysal, Y. (2017). Why Study Abroad? Sorting of Chinese Students across British Universities. British Journal of Sociology of Education. 39(3): 365–380. [PDF]

[6] Hu, Y. (2016). Marriage of Matching Doors: Marital Sorting on Parental Background in China. Demographic Research. 35: 557–580. [PDF]

[5] Hu, Y. (2016). Impact of Rural-to-Urban Migration on Family and Gender Values in China. Asian Population Studies. 12 (3): 251–272. [PDF]

  • Most read article in Asian Population Studies.

[4] Hu, Y. (2016). Sex Ideologies in China: Examining Interprovince Differences. Journal of Sex Research. 53 (9): 1118–1130. [PDF]

[3] Coulter, R. & Hu, Y. (2015). Living Apart Together and Cohabitation Intentions in Great Britain. Journal of Family Issues. 38 (12): 1701–1729. [PDF]

  • Abstract published in the supplement of Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 6 (3).
  • Featured in OpenPop.

[2] Hu, Y. (2015). Gender and Children’s Housework Time in China: Examining Behavior Modeling in Context. Journal of Marriage and Family. 77 (5): 1126–1143. [PDF]

[1] Hu, Y. & Scott, J. (2014). Family and Gender Values in China: Generational, Geographic and Gender Differences. Journal of Family Issues. 37 (9): 1267–1293. [PDF]


Working Paper

[1] Hu, Y. & Qian, Y. (2018, equal authorship). Educational and Age Assortative Mating in China—The Importance of Marriage Order. Princeton Research Network on Contemporary China Working Paper Series. [PDF]


Other Publications (Recent)

[6] Hu, Y. 2018 (Review article). Migratory Struggles and the Intersection between Gender, Class and Place in China. Nan Nü (Brill). 20(2): 353–359.

[5] Hu, Y. 2018 (February 2). Domestic Gender Inequalities in China: Count Children InCPI (China Policy Institute) Analysis. 

[4] Hu, Y. 2017 (April 4). ‘Hukou’, and What Birthplace Can Still Mean for Marriage in China. The Conversation.

[3] Hu, Y. 2016 (October 24). The Danger of Being a Bridesmaid in China Means Some Brides Now Hire Professionals. The Conversation.

  • Top 3 most read article in The Conversation UK.

[2] Hu, Y. 2016 (May 12). Why Rice Growers in China Are More Sexually Liberal than Wheat Growers. The Conversation.

[1] Hu, Y. & Coulter, R. 2016 (January 8). Living Apart Together and Cohabitation Intentions in Britain. OpenPop.