Accounting, Accountants and Accountability
By (author) Norman B. Macintosh
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Accounting, Accountants and Accountability by Norman B. Macintosh
Book DescriptionIn the business world, recent years have seen a growing acknowledgement of the value of intangible assets rather than physical assets. This has precipitated a crisis in the accounting industry: the accounting representations relied upon for years can no longer be taken for granted. Here, Norman Macintosh argues that we now need to understand accounting in a different manner. Offering several different ways of looking at accounting and accountants, he draws upon the work of eminent thinkers such as Barthes, Baudrillard, Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard and Bahktin. In doing this, he develops revolutionary insights into the nature of accounting, pioneering the introduction of contemporary poststructuralist ideas into accounting theory and practice. With a wide range of examples and case studies and now available in paperback for the first time, this revolutionary new work will be essential reading for academic and professional accountants along with all those with an interest in the future of accounting.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415384506
(234mm x 156mm x 9mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Arguing that we now need to understand accounting in a different manner, Norman Macintosh draws upon the work of eminent thinkers to develop insights as to the nature of accounting and introduce contemporary post-structuralist ideas into accounting theory and practice.
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