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Miao Li

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Miao Li (李淼)


Miao Li is an associate professor at Shandong University for sociology. The primary areas of her research are youth culture, class formation, social mobility, moral education, and qualitative research methodology. Her recent work centers on new media, youth culture, rural schooling, and their intersections. Her articles and comments appear in a variety of academic journals and newspaper, includingThe China Quarterly,Information, Communication & Society,Citizenship Studies,Eurasian Geography and Economics,Frontiers of Education in China,Chinese Social Sciences Today,Chinese Education Today, andCultural Review (Beijing). Since 2011, she has serves as an anonymous reviewer for more than ten English and Chinese journals.


Youth Culture, Class Formation, Social Mobility, Moral Education, Qualitative Methodology


Postdoc, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Ph.D., Sociology of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo/UB)

M.A., Educational Administration, Renmin University of China, P. R. China

B.A., Sociology, Shenyang Normal University, P. R. China


Li, Miao, Chris K., Tan, and Yuting, Yang. 2019. “Shehui Ren: Cultural Production and Rural Youths’ Use of Kuaishou Video-sharing App in Eastern China.” Information, Communication and Society. DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2019.1585469

Li, Miao, and Yihan, Xiong. 2019. “Producing the Morally Captive Guest: Discourse and Power in Gratitude Education of Migrant Children in Beijing.” The China Quarterly. DOI: 10.1017/S0305741019000304

Li, Miao, and Yihan, Xiong. 2018. “Demolition of Chengzhongcun and Social Mobility of Migrant Youth in China: A Case Study in Beijing.” Eurasian Geography and Economics, 59(2): 204-223.

Xiong, Yihan, and Miao, Li. 2017. “Citizenship Education as NGO Intervention: Turning Migrant Children in Shanghai into ‘New Citizens’.” Citizenship Studies, 21(7): 792-808.

Li, Miao. 2017. “Citizenship Education and Migrant Youth in China: Pathways to the Urban Underclass.” New York: Routledge.

Xiang, Yajuan, Miao, Li, and Gina, Berridge. 2017. “Chinese Migrant Children in Crisis.” International Journal of the Whole Child, 2(1): 6-15.

Li, Miao. 2017. “The Localization of Qualitative Research Methods: Reflection and Construction” (In Chinese). Journal of Minzu University of China, 44(5): 34-42.

Li, Miao. 2017. “Theoretical Reflection on Youths’ Counter-school Culture and Indigenous Interpretation” (In Chinese). Youth Studies, 1: 57-65.


Feb. 2016-Interviewed byNew Books in Educationfor my book on the citizenship education and migrant youth in Beijing: