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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Accounting -- Social aspects.,
  • Managerial accounting.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Anthony G. Hopwood, Peter Miller.
SeriesCambridge studies in management ;, 24
ContributionsHopwood, Anthony G., Miller, Peter, 1954-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5657 .A2568 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 324 p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1434153M
ISBN 100521390923, 0521469651
LC Control Number93045992

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Accounting as social and institutional practice Introduction: Peter Miller, London School of Economic and Political Sciences The Audit Society: Michael Power, London School of Economic and Political Sciences References Peter Miller, LSE Accounting, Organizations and Institutions. Accounting as a Social and Institutional Practice: Perspectives to Enrich our Understanding of Accounting Change In the past two decades, a body of literature has developed which depicts accounting as a social and institutional practice. Researchers adopting this perspective typically demonstrate an appreciation for the pervasiveCited by: Social accounting is concerned with the study and analysis of accounting practice of those activities of an organisation. The concept of socialistic pattern of society, civil rights movements, environmental protection and ecological conservation groups, increasing . Accounting Theory & Practice: the Ethical Dimension, p 2. moral behaviour. For example, one of the co mmandments said to be at the base : Michael Gaffikin.