Dr Xiaoying Qi - Nat Sch of Arts (Faculty of Education and Arts)
Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor
Associate Professor Xiaoying Qi (Email: Xiaoying.Qi@acu.edu.au) Xiaoying Qi was awarded a PhD in 2012 at the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University. Her thesis won the 2013 Jean Martin Award of The Australian Sociological Association, given biennially to 'the best PhD thesis in social science disciplines from an Australian tertiary institution'. Her most recent book is Remaking Families in Contemporary China (Oxford University Press, 2021). An earlier book, Globalized Knowledge Flows and Chinese Social Theory (London & New York: Routledge, 2014), was awarded The Raewyn Connell Prize Special Commendation of The Australian Sociological Association ['in recognition of excellence of a first book by an author in Australian Sociology 2014-2015']. She has published articles in leading international journals, including American Journal of Cultural Sociology, British Journal of Sociology, Current Sociology, International Sociology, Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, Journal of Sociology, and Sociology. Research innovation is evidenced in Qi's introduction of analytical concepts in sociology, including 'intellectual entrepreneurs', 'paradoxical integration' and 'veiled patriarchy'. Qi is an experienced supervisor, having supported to completion numerous Honours, Masters and PhD theses.
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Family and Family Change ; Social Capital and Social Networks ; Cultural Sociology ; Globalisation ; Social movements ;
Qualitative Research ; Conceptual analysis ; Comparative Studies ; Theoretical and Empirical Analysis ;
Social Networks as Contexts, for Engagement and Initiative: An Empirical Investigation, in Current Sociology
Aging in Contemporary China, in Journal of Gender Studies
Remaking Families in Contemporary China. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Floating Grandparents: Rethinking Family Obligation and Intergenerational Support, in International Sociology, 33(6) 761-777.
Neo-traditional Child Surnaming in Contemporary China: Women's Rights as Veiled Patriarchy, in Sociology, 52(5): 1001-1016.
Reconstructing the Concept of Face in Cultural Sociology: In Goffman's Footsteps, Following the Chinese Case, in Journal of Chinese Sociology. 4:19.
Social Movements in China: Augmenting Mainstream Theory with Guanxi, in Sociology 51(1): 111-126.
Family Bond and Family Obligation: Continuity and Transformation, in Journal of Sociology 52(1): 39-52.
Globalized Higher Education, in Pp 328-343 in The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies, 2nd edition, edited by Bryan Turner and Robert Holton. London & New York: Routledge.
Sociology in China, Sociology of China: Editor's Introduction. Journal of Sociology 52(1): 3-8.
Filial Obligation in Contemporary China: Evolution of the Culture-System, in Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 45(1): 141-161.
Globalized Knowledge Flows and Chinese Social Theory. London and New York: Routledge.
Intellectual Entrepreneurs and the Diffusion of Ideas: Two Historical Cases of Knowledge Flow, in American Journal of Cultural Sociology 1(3): 346-372.
Guanxi, Social Capital Theory and Beyond: Toward a Globalized Social Science, in British Journal of Sociology 64(2): 308-324.
The Paradox of Power: Conceptions of Power and the Relations of Reason and Emotion in European and Chinese Culture, in Journal of Political Power 6(3): 405-418.
Foreign Language Education, in Pp. 249-257 in Education in China: Educational History, Models, and Initiatives, edited by Q Zha. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group.
A Case Study of Globalized Knowledge Flow: Guanxi in Social Science and Management Theory, in International Sociology 27(6): 707-723.
Face: A Chinese Concept in a Global Sociology, in Journal of Sociology 47(3): 279-296
Awards and Distinctions
2016 The Raewyn Connell Prize Special Commendation of The Australian Sociological Association. [In recognition of excellence of a first book by an author in Australian Sociology 2014-2015].
2013 The Jean Martin Award of The Australian Sociological Association. [A biennial award for the 'Best PhD Sociology Thesis in Australia'].
2012 2012 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, awarded by the Office of Teaching and Learning, Australian National Awards for University Teaching.
2011 College of Arts Teaching Excellence Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, UWS.