—This paper examines the development of social enterprises in South Korea and how the government has involved in it. It is found that the model of ‘developmental state’ continues in government’s intervention to SE development which implies a relatively weak role of civil society and the cultural influence of Confucianism.
—Social enterprises, South Korea, developmental state, strong government role.
Liang Shang is with the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Shang Liang, "The Development of Social Enterprises in a Developmental State," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 775-778, 2016.