Social entrepreneurship research in the Greater China Region: a scoping review and new research framework

Yanto Chandra, Simon Teasdale, Fandy Tjiptono

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This article seeks to appraise the state of the art of the intellectual development of social entrepreneurship (SE) scholarship in the Greater China Region. We conducted a scoping review and critically analysed 46 peer-reviewed articles published on SE in the Greater China. Overall, we found that the Greater China SE scholarship lacks novelty and follows the similar ‘style and taste’ of SE research in the West. As a remedy, we propose a new framework for SE research by, among others, broadening the scope of SE, localizing theoretical lenses and concepts, and exploring new contexts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-181
Number of pages30
JournalJournal of Asian Public Policy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 19 Aug 2020


  • China
  • Chinese
  • Hong Kong
  • review
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Taiwan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Public Administration

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