[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

[25] Hu, Y. (2021, in press). How does age shape social interactions? Interviewer-age effects, normative age distance, and gender attitudes. European Sociological Review. 1–21.

[24] Li, X., Hu, Y., Huang, C-Y., & Chuang, S. (2021, in press). Beyond WEIRD-centric theories and perspectives: Masculinity and fathering in Chinese Societies. Journal of Family Theory & Review.

[23] Hu, Y., Xu, L. & Tu, M. (2020). Family-mediated migration infrastructure: Chinese international students and parents navigating (im)mobilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chinese Sociological Review. 1–27. [PDF]

[22] Philip, G., Youansamouth, L., Bedston, S., Broadhurst, K., Hu, Y., Clifton. J., & Brandon, M.(2020). “I had no hope, I had no help at all”: Insights from a first study of fathers and recurrent care proceedings. Societies. 10(4): 1–16. [PDF]

[21] Hu, Y. (2020). Intersecting ethnic and native-migrant inequalities in the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 68 (100528): 1–6. [PDF]

[20] Shen, Y. & Hu, Y.* (2020, *corresponding author). Emotional Labour in a Translocal Context: Rural Migrant Workers in China’s Service SectorSocial & Cultural Geography. [PDF]

[19] Hu, Y. (2020). Marital Disruption, Remarriage and Child Well-being in ChinaJournal of Family Issues. 41(7): 978–1009. [PDF]

[18] Hu, Y. (2019). What about Money? Earnings, Household Financial Organization, and HouseworkJournal of Marriage and Family. 81(5): 1091–1109. [PDF]

[17] Bedston, S., Philip, G., Youansamouth, L., Clifton. J., Broadhurst, K., Brandon, M. & Hu, Y.* (2019, *corresponding author). Linked Lives: Gender, Family Relations and Recurrent Care Proceedings in EnglandChildren and Youth Services Review. 105C (104392): 1–13. [PDF]

[16] Hu, Y. & Qian, Y. (2019, equal authorship). Educational and Age Assortative Mating in China—The Importance of Marriage Order. Demographic Research. 41(3): 53–82. [PDF]

  • An earlier version of this article was published in the Princeton Research Network on Contemporary China Working Paper Series. [PDF]
  • Featured in Ms. Muses (in Chinese, 缪斯夫人).

[15] Wang, S. & Hu, Y. (2019). Migration and Health in China: Linking Sending and Host Societies. Population, Space and Place. 25(6): 1–11. [PDF]

[14] Zhao, M. & Hu, Y. (2019). Migration Premium? The Economic Returns to Youth Inter-province Migration in Post-reform China. Journal of Youth Studies. 22(10): 1409-1427. [PDF]

[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. (2018). Family Relations and Remarriage Post-Divorce and Post-Widowhood in ChinaJournal of Family Issues. 39(8): 2286–2310. [PDF]

[9] Cebolla-Boado, H., Hu, Y. & Soysal, Y. (2018). Why Study Abroad? Sorting of Chinese Students across British Universities. British Journal of Sociology of Education. 39(3): 365–380. [PDF]

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

[7] 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]

[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]

  • A 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 / Short Papers, Reports, and Refereed Conference Papers

[4] Chen, L., Büscher, M. & Hu, Y. (2020). Crowding Out the Crowd:The Transformation of Network Disaster Communication Patterns on Weibo. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM2020, peer-reviewed)

[3] Bedston, S., Hu, Y., Philip, G., Youansamouth, L., Brandon, M., Broadhurst, M., & Clifton, J. (2019). Understanding recurrent care proceedings: Competing risks of how mothers and fathers enter subsequent care proceedings in EnglandInternational Journal of Population Data Science. 4(3):136.

[2] Chen, L., Büscher, M. & Hu, Y. (2019). On liquid ground: Contesting facts and responsibilities on Weibo during the Shouguang Flood. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM2019, peer-reviewed)

[1] Philip, G., Bedston, S., Hu, Y., Youansamouth, L., Clifton, J., Brandon, M., & Broadhurst, K. (2018). Building a Picture of Fathers in Family Justice in England. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13814.65602

Other Publications

[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.

  • A most read article in The Conversation UK (> 6 million reads).

[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.