FORA.tv Speaker - Richard Madsen

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Biography

Richard Madsen is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego. Professor Madsen spent time studying in Taiwan and was the former Chair of the Program in Chinese Studies at UCSD. He is the author of four books on China, Chen Village (with Anita Chan and Jonathan Unger), Morality and Power in a Chinese Village, and Unofficial China (with Perry Link and Paul Pickowicz); and The World of God: The Catholic and Civil Society in China. He is a co-author (with Robert Bellah, William Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven Tipton) of Habits of the Heart, and The Good Society. Finally, he is author of China and the American Dream, a work on the cultural dimensions of the US–China relations. In 1986, Professor Madsen was a Jury nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction for Habits of the Heart.

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Soft Power and Asian Identity

10.05.07 | 01:43:54 min | 0 comments