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Research Output

2020

Social bonding and subjective wellbeing: findings from the 2017 ISSP Module

Bian, Y., Zhang, L. & Gao, Y., Jan 2 2020, In : International Journal of Sociology. 50, 1, p. 26-47 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Local embeddedness, corporate social capital and Chinese enterprises: The case of Shaanxi FDI firms

Bian, Y., Xie, J., Yang, Y. & Hao, M., Nov 4 2019, In : Chinese Management Studies. 13, 4, p. 860-876 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Social Networks and Subjective Wellbeing in Australia: New Evidence from a National Survey

Huang, X., Western, M., Bian, Y., Li, Y., Côté, R. & Huang, Y., Apr 1 2019, In : Sociology. 53, 2, p. 401-421 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2018

Getting a job through a web of Guanxi in China

Bian, Y., Jan 1 2018, Networks in the Global Village: Life in Contemporary Communities. Taylor and Francis, p. 255-278 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Management and Organization Review Special Issue 'Social Networks €' the Dark and Bright Sides of Informal Networks'

Horak, S., Afiouni, F., Bian, Y., Ledeneva, A., Muratbekova-Touron, M. & Fey, C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Management and Organization Review. p. 641-646 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

More or less guanxi: Trust is 60% network context, 10% individual difference

Burt, R. S., Bian, Y. & Opper, S., Jul 2018, In : Social Networks. 54, p. 12-25 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

More than double jeopardy: An intersectional analysis of persistent income disadvantages of Chinese female migrant workers

Wang, Y., Cheng, C. & Bian, Y., Apr 3 2018, In : Asian Journal of Women's Studies. 24, 2, p. 246-269 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Social Networks and Subjective Well-Being: A Comparison of Australia, Britain, and China

Bian, Y., Hao, M. & Li, Y., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Happiness Studies. 19, 8, p. 2489-2508 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The causal effect of social capital on income: A new analytic strategy

Shen, J. & Bian, Y., Jul 2018, In : Social Networks. 54, p. 82-90 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The influence of hukou and college education in China’s labour market

Xiao, Y. & Bian, Y., May 1 2018, In : Urban Studies. 55, 7, p. 1504-1524 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The Prevalence and the Increasing Significance of Guanxi

Bian, Y., Sep 1 2018, In : China Quarterly. 235, p. 597-621 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

The Structure of Labor Markets in the US and China: Social Capital and Guanxi

DiTomaso, N. & Bian, Y., Mar 1 2018, In : Management and Organization Review. 14, 1, p. 5-36 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations
2017

Guanxi capital and social eating in Chinese Cities: Theoretical models and empirical analyses

Bian, Y., Jul 12 2017, Social Capital: Theory and Research. Taylor and Francis, p. 275-296 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

18 Scopus citations

Occupational interactions and income level: a social capital study using the first-order difference method

Liu, W., Chen, Y. & Bian, Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Chinese Sociology. 4, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

The Comparative Significance of Guanxi

Bian, Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Management and Organization Review. 13, 2, p. 261-267 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
11 Scopus citations
2015

Beyond the Strength of Social Ties: Job Search Networks and Entry-Level Wage in Urban China

Bian, Y. & Huang, X., Jul 15 2015, In : American Behavioral Scientist. 59, 8, p. 961-976 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Felt-suffering and its social variations in China

Bian, Y. & Shen, J., 2015, World Suffering and Quality of Life. Springer, p. 187-388 202 p. (Social Indicators Research Series; vol. 56).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Information and favoritism: The network effect on wage income in China

Bian, Y., Huang, X. & Zhang, L., Jan 1 2015, In : Social Networks. 40, p. 129-138 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Institution-spanning social capital and its income returns in China

Bian, Y., Zhang, L., Wang, W. & Cheng, C., Aug 28 2015, Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 344-357 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Job-search Networks and Wage Attainment in China: A Comparison of Job Changers and Non-changers

Huang, X. & Bian, Y., Mar 1 2015, In : International Journal of Japanese Sociology. 24, 1, p. 5-19 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Jobsearch Networks and Wage Attainment in China: A Comparison of Job Changers and Nonchangers

Huang, X. & Bian, Y., 2015, In : International Journal of Japanese Sociology. 24, 1, p. 5-23 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subjective Wellbeing of Chinese People: A Multifaceted View

Bian, Y., Zhang, L., Yang, J., Guo, X. & Lei, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Social Indicators Research. 121, 1, p. 75-92 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The guanxi influence on occupational attainment in urban China

Bian, Y. & Huang, X., Sep 1 2015, In : Chinese Journal of Sociology. 1, 3, p. 307-332 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Work Units and housing reform in Two Chinese Cities

Bian, Y., Logan, J. R., Lu, H., Pan, Y. & Guan, Y., Feb 24 2015, The Danwei: Changing Chinese Workplace in Historical and Comparative Perspective. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 223-250 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Scopus citations
2014

China’s domestic private firms: Multidisciplinary perspectives on management and performance

Tsui, A. S., Bian, Y. & Cheng, L., Jan 1 2014, Taylor and Francis. 342 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1 Scopus citations

Corporate social capital in chinese guanxi culture

Bian, Y. & Zhang, L., 2014, Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Social Networks. JAI Press., p. 421-443 23 p. (Research in the Sociology of Organizations; vol. 40).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

18 Scopus citations

Explaining China’s emerging private economy: Sociological perspectives

Bian, Y. & Zhang, Z., Jan 1 2014, China's Domestic Private Firms: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Management and Performance. Taylor and Francis, p. 25-39 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Explaining the growth and development of the Chinese domestic private sector

Tsui, A. S., Bian, Y. & Cheng, L., Jan 1 2014, China's Domestic Private Firms: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Management and Performance. Taylor and Francis, p. 3-24 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Preface and acknowledgments

Tsui, A. S., Bian, Y. & Cheng, L., Jan 1 2014, China's Domestic Private Firms: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Management and Performance. Taylor and Francis, p. vii-viii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

2012

Ethnic networking in the transnational engagement of Chinese American scientists

Sun, X. E. & Bian, Y., Jul 1 2012, In : Asian Perspective. 36, 3, p. 435-461 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Network social capital and civic engagement in environmentalism in China

Bian, Y., Jan 1 2012, The Dynamics of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Asia. Taylor and Francis, p. 37-53 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The chinese general social survey (2003-8)

Bian, Y. & Li, L., Oct 1 2012, In : Chinese Sociological Review. 45, 1, p. 70-97 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

97 Scopus citations

The Formation of Social Capital among Chinese Urbanites: Theoretical Explanation and Empirical Evidence

Bian, Y., May 24 2012, Social Capital: An International Research Program. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009

Network resources and job mobility in China's transitional economy

Bian, Y. & Huang, X., Dec 1 2009, In : Research in the Sociology of Work. 19, p. 255-282 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2008

Born out of networks: A sociological analysis of the emergence of the firm

Bian, Y., Jun 18 2008, Chinese Entrepreneurship in a Global Era. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 166-182 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Class Structure and Class Inequality in Urban China and Russia: Effects of Institutional Change or Economic Performance?

Bian, Y. & Gerber, T. P., May 27 2008, Urban China in Transition. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 66-88 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
2006

The uneven distribution of cultural capital: Book reading in urban China

Wang, S., Davis, D. & Bian, Y., Jul 1 2006, In : Modern China. 32, 3, p. 315-348 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2005
27 Scopus citations

Occupation, class, and social networks in urban China

Bian, Y., Breiger, R., Davis, D. & Galaskiewicz, J., Jun 2005, In : Social Forces. 83, 4, p. 1443-1468 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

57 Scopus citations
2004

Urban Elites and Income Differential in China: 1988–1995

Bian, Y. & Zhang, Z., May 2004, In : Japanese Journal of Political Science. 5, 1, p. 51-68 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2003

Market transition and gender gap in earnings in urban China

Shu, X. & Bian, Y., Jun 2003, In : Social Forces. 81, 4, p. 1107-1145 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

80 Scopus citations

Sociological Research on Reform-Era China

Bian, Y., Mar 2003, In : Issues and Studies. 39, 1, p. 139-174 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations
2002

Chinese social stratification and social mobility

Bian, Y., Nov 19 2002, In : Annual Review of Sociology. 28, p. 91-116 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

281 Scopus citations

Intercity variation in gender inequalities in China: Analysis of a 1995 national survey

Shu, X. & Bian, Y., Jan 1 2002, In : Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 19, C, p. 269-309 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Marketization and income distribution in urban China, 1988 and 1995

Bian, Y. & Zhang, Z., Jan 1 2002, In : Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 19, C, p. 377-415 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2001

Communist party membership and regime dynamics in China

Bian, Y., Shu, X. & Logan, J. R., Mar 2001, In : Social Forces. 79, 3, p. 805-841 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

92 Scopus citations

Gendered resources, division of housework, and perceived fairness - A case in urban China

Zuo, J. & Bian, Y., Nov 1 2001, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 63, 4, p. 1122-1133 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

136 Scopus citations