Accounting in Politics
Devolution and Democratic Accountability
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Accounting in Politics by Irvine Lapsley
Book DescriptionThis book looks at the effectiveness of the 1999 restructuring of the UK through the establishment of the Scottish Parliament and the Assemblies for Northern Ireland and Wales, considering the process of devolution and its consequences on the key mechanisms of accounting and democratic accountability. Many of the chapters in this book examine whether devolution is enhancing democratic accountability, or creating a fragmentary state with conflict and tensions between the Westminster government and the devolved bodies. The focus is on the financial mechanisms for democratic accountability both in the UK and in international comparator countries (New Zealand, Norway, and the US). This book examines the turbulent pattern of relationships between central and devolved government and explores whether the present arrangements for devolution in the UK represent an end game, or whether they may be merely a stepping stone to a more fully fledged federal state. It is argued that the main thrust of many of the financial reforms in the UK has confounded, obfuscated, and complicated the desire for democratic accountability.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415425902
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Irvine Lapsley
Mahmoud Ezzamel is Professorial Fellow of Cardiff Business School. Noel Hyndman is Professor of Management Accounting and Director of Research in Accounting at Queen's University Management School. Age Johnsen is Professor of Public Policy at Oslo University College. Irvine Lapsley is Professor of Accounting and Director of The Institute of Public Sector Accounting Research at the University of Edinburgh Management School.
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