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Title The economics and politics of accounting : international perspectives on research, trends, policy, and practice / [edited by] Christian Leuz, Dieter Pfaff, Anthony Hopwood
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 404 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. On the economics and roles of accounting -- pt. 2. On the regulation and enforcement of accounting -- pt. 3. On the politics and standard-setting of accounting
Summary For the most part we have accepted the impartiality and objectivity of accounting and not recognized how accounting systems are embedded in a country's economic and legal framework. In this book, international scholars address a number of important questions about the role of accounting in society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Accounting -- Political aspects.
Accounting -- Standards.
Form Electronic book
Author Hopwood, Anthony G.
Leuz, Christian, 1967-
Pfaff, Dieter.
ISBN 0191532029 (electronic bk.)
0191536830 (electronic bk.)
9780191532023 (electronic bk.)
9780191536830 (electronic bk.)