Prof. Dai Haijing

Prof. Dai Haijing


Associate Professor

B.A. (Literature and Economics) (Peking University); M.S.W., M.A. (Sociology), Ph.D. (University of Michigan); RSW 3943 1830
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Research Interests

  • Community organizing and development
  • State and civil society
  • Poverty and social inequality
  • Resistance and collective action
  • Welfare policies and social services
  • Reforms and contentions in post-socialist China
  • Ethnography


Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

  • Dai, H. (Accepted). From personal ties to village welfare: Changing community bonding in post-socialist rural China. Community Development Journal.
  • Dai, H. (2016). The making of "modern female workers" in reemployment programs in post-socialist China. Social Service Review, 90(2), 235-263.
  • Dai, H. (2014). The discontents of reform: Boundary work and welfare stigma at mixed elder homes in China. Journal of Social Policy, 43(3), 497-515.
  • Dai, H. (2014). To build an extended family: Feminist organizational design and its dilemmas in women-led non-governmental elder homes in China. Social Forces, 92(3), 1115-1134.
  • Dai, H. (2014). Care for whom: Diverse institutional orientations of non-governmental elder homes in contemporary China. British Journal of Social Work, 44(7), 1914-1933.
  • Dai, H. (2013). Social inequality in a bonded community: Community ties and villager resistance in a Chinese township. Social Service Review, 87(2), 269-291.