Richard Madsen

Richard Madsen is Distinguished Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Distinguished Research Professor, and Director of UC Fudan Center at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, at the University of California, San Diego. He is a coauthor (with Robert Bellah, et al.) of The Good Society and Habits of the Heart, which received the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was jury nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has authored or coauthored five books on China, including Morality and Power in a Chinese Village, for which he received the C. Wright Mills Award. He also coedited (with Tracy B. Strong) The Many and the One: Religious and Secular Perspectives on Ethical Pluralism in the Modern World. His latest book, coedited with Becky Yang Hsu, is The Chinese Pursuit of Happiness: Anxieties, Hopes, and Moral Tensions in Everyday Life.

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