Eric Bidet

Eric Bidet
Le Mans Université · Faculty of Law Economics and Management

PhD in Sociology

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Introduction
Eric Bidet currently works at the School of Law, Economics, and Business Administration, Le Mans Université. Eric does research in Social Economy, Social Enterprise and Socio-economics. His most recent publications include: 'Diversity of Social Enterprise Models in South Korea' (Voluntas, 2018) and 'Social enterprise in Asia: Theory, Models and Practice' (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Prof. J.Defourny).

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This article addresses the issue of the contribution of SSE to the SDGs through a comparative analysis conducted in two countries: France and South Korea. The theoretical perspective adopted is that of public action renewal through a co-production process and the method uses a multidimensional analysis of the institutionalisation of SSE in both sur...
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en As a unique case in Asia, South Korea has developed for about 15 years a complex eco‐system for encouraging the promotion of various forms of social enterprises, i.e. enterprises pursuing a social aim and/or operating under a democratic governance. This paper analyses the institutional trajectory of social enterprise in Korea and its close relat...
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In this paper, we analyse the emergence and development of social enterprise in South Korea. Our purpose is to show how different broad, consensual and successive conceptions of social enterprise—the so-called meta-models—have generated a dynamic and complex environment which includes a variety of models of social enterprise. Based on multiple data...
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Les textes présentés dans ce dossier sont issus de travaux qui ont été produits dans le cadre du projet ICSEM de comparaison des modèles d’entreprise sociale au niveau mondial . Ce vaste projet de recherche, initié en 2013, couvre aujourd’hui plus de 50 pays à travers le monde et rassemble environ 200 chercheurs. Appuyé en premier lieu par la polit...
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This contribution aims to present the general issue of integrating North Korean (NK) migrants living in South Korea into jobs and society, the main characteristics of the social enterprise scheme set up in South Korea, and a few examples of social enterprises engaged in NKs migrants’ work integration. It stresses that the process of integrating NK...
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The situation of the Korean labor market and welfare system evolved in the 2000s during a period that witnessed civil society playing a prominent role both as a provider of welfare and an inspirer for the implementation of welfare schemes (Labor Market and Welfare System in South Korea section). Emergence of a New Form of Collaboration Between Civi...
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Purpose – This paper aims to deal with the history and main features of social enterprises in South Korea, where a specific legal framework was enacted in 2006. Design/methodology/approach – The analysis emphasises an economic sociological approach mixing economic considerations, political features and social aspects. The mobilised information come...
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S'appuyant sur un travail pluridisciplinaire de la notion d'interface, l'article propose de nouvelles perspectives d'analyse de la question Nord/Sud en Corée en considérant la partition entre Corée du Nord et Corée du Sud non plus comme un simple contexte géopolitique mais comme une matrice structurante des deux sociétés. Trois grands types d'inter...
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This article presents a general overview of the South Korean labor market and the main policies for work integration that have been installed recently, and explains how the recent massive influx of North Korean defectors from low social classes has made their work integration in South Korea a worrisome issue. Available data on the work integration...
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Mise en perspective historisque des politiques environnementales du Japon, de la Corée, de la Chine et de l'Australie
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The development of social enterprise is a rapidly emerging trend in Europe. And one sector where they have found a particularly important place is in work integration, addressing some of the more difficult problems of social exclusion in labour markets. The study on which this paper is based was a large scale comparative analysis of developments of...
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As reported in numerous studies, the system of social protection in the Republic of Korea long remained underdeveloped because of the priority given instead to economic growth. The past few years have seen major changes, however. The government decided to apply the theory of productive welfare, thereby committing itself to introducing a system of u...
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This paper covers the findings of a study of social enterprise providing work integration in 12 European countries. It is specifically concerned with the different types of social enterprise for integration (SEI), also known as work integration social enterprise (WISE). The study has identified and described their main characteristics as social ent...
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Dans cet article, l'A se penche sur les nouvelles orientations de l'economie sociale, pas toujours fideles aux motivations d'origine. La tendance a l'isomorphisme de la part d'organisations anciennes et l'orientation vers des secteurs d'activite et des fonctionnements inedits de la part de nouvelles organisations est une tendance forte des vingts d...
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South Korea : towards a society of social insurances In the recent years following its adhesion to the OECD in 1996 and the 1997- 1998 crisis, South Korea has achieved remarkable progress in developing and orienting its social welfare system towards universal expectations. Given a country known for sacrificing social welfare in favour of growth, th...
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For more than 30 years, South Korea has experienced exceptional economic growth. In the context of such an accomplishment, is any room left for the social economy organizations? The analysis of available legal and economic data shows that whereas these organizations have a nonnegligible place in the Korean economy, on the one hand their role is lim...
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The paper presents the main characteristics and the distinctive nature of the South Korean third sector compared to most Western countries. Differences are explained in terms of cultural embededdness and political embededdness—in particular with respect to the import of Confucianism (or neo-Confucianism) and of human rights abuse in articulation wi...
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As a segment of the contemporary third sector, the social economy has been in existence for a long time now. But there is little agreement about how to define it – as an academic discipline or an economic sector? The terms of the debates surrounding the origins of social economy are reviewed; and the socio-economic reality, which since the 1980s ha...
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As a segment of the contemporary third sector, the social economy has been in existence for a long time now. But there is little agreement about how to define it - as an academic discipline or an economic sector? The terms of the debates surrounding the origins of social economy are reviewed; and the socio-economic reality, which since the 1980s ha...

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