Dr. Xiaoyan Fan is an associate professor and PhD supervisor of the School of Marxism, Xi'an Jiaotong University. She has presided over and participated in a number of research projects. She has Participated in the writing of 7 books and published more than 10 papers . Dr. Fan’s research interests center around theories and practice of socialism market economy with Chinese characteristic as well as population urbanization and social security system of China.
Marx's thought of social security was formed under the background that a large number of rural population migrated to cities, facing various risks of socialized mass production .This report reviews the main content of Marx's social security thought from three aspects including the theoretical foundation of Marx's thought of social security, a critique of capitalist society and a vision of the future society. According to the report Marx's social security thought has important enlightenments for China's social security system such as the basic ideas of fairness and justice, the social security responsibility of government and the development law of social security system.