Social entrepreneurship is probably the broadest term among a set of related concepts that are currently gaining ground: social enterprise, social venture, social business,...
The Centre for Social Economy is analysing social entrepreneurship from several standpoints:
Models of social entrepreneurship in various parts of the world (Europe, the United States, Asia);
- Defourny, J. & Kim, S.-Y. (2011), "Emerging Models of Social Enterprise in Eastern Asia: A Cross-Country Analysis", in J. Defourny & Y.Y. Kuan, eds., Social Enterprise in Eastern Asia, Social Enterprise Journal, special issue, Vol. 7, No 1.
- Defourny, J. & Nyssens, M. (2011), "Approches européennes et américaines de l’entreprise sociale : une perspective comparative", Revue des Etudes coopératives, mutualistes et associatives (RECMA), n° 319.
- Defourny, J., & Nyssens, M. (2010). Conceptions of Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship in Europe and the United States: Convergences and Divergences. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 1(1), 32-53.