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Parental Involvement and Educational Inequality

Li, Angran, Simon Cheng, and Todd E. Vachon. 2022. “Too Much of a Good Thing? Testing the Curvilinear Relationship between Parental Involvement and Student Outcomes in Elementary School.” Social Forces (link)

Hamlin, Daniel, and Angran Li. 2020. “The Relationship between Parent Volunteering in School and School Safety in Disadvantaged Urban Neighborhoods.” Journal of School Violence 19(3):362-76. (link)

Li, Angran, and Daniel Hamlin. 2019. “Is Daily Parental Help with Homework Helpful? Reanalyzing National Data Using a Propensity Score-based Approach.” Sociology of Education 92(4):367-85. (link)

Li, Angran, and Mary J. Fischer. 2017. “Advantaged/Disadvantaged School Neighborhoods, Parental Networks, and Parental Involvement at Elementary School.” Sociology of Education 90(4):355-77. (link)

Beliefs, Stratification, and Economic Inequality

Wallace, Michael, Angran Li, and Allen Hyde. 2022. “The Great Recession Index: A Place-based Indicator for Countries, States, and Metropolitan Areas.” Social Indicators Research 160(1):401-26. (link)

Li, Angran, and Anning Hu. 2021. “Community Contexts, Socioeconomic Status, and Meritocratic Beliefs and Perceptions in China.” Chinese Journal of Sociology 7(3):470-93. (link)

Li, Angran, Michael Wallace, and Allen Hyde. 2019. “Degrees of Inequality: The Great Recession and the College Earnings Premium in U.S. Metropolitan Areas.” Social Science Research 84:102342. (link)

Unequal Access to Higher Education

Li, Angran. 2019. “Unfulfilled Promise of Educational Meritocracy? Academic Ability and China’s Urban-Rural Gap in Access to Higher Education.” Chinese Sociological Review 51(2):115-46. (link)

Obach, Heidi, Angran Li, and Simon Cheng (equal authorship). 2018. “Boys, Girls, and the Second Shift: Paid and Unpaid Labor in High School and Adolescents’ Enrollment in College.” Social Currents 5(2):173-92. (link)