Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Stimulating Research in Critical Accounts

    1. David J. Cooper, Trevor M. Hopper
      Pages 1-11
  3. Major Issues in Theory and Policy

  4. Accounting and the Control of Labour

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. John Roberts, Robert W. Scapens
      Pages 107-125
    3. Gavin Murray
      Pages 173-189
  5. Alternative Accounting Calculations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Keith Jefferis, Alan Thomas
      Pages 233-259
    3. Martin Freedman, A. J. Stagliano
      Pages 260-271
    4. Brendan McSweeney, Michael Sherer
      Pages 294-312
  6. The Accounting Profession and Power

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 313-313
    2. Anthony G. Puxty
      Pages 332-365
    3. Peter Booth, Neil Cocks
      Pages 391-408
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 409-419

About this book


A collection of essays which are a product of the First Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, held at the University of Manchester 1985. Accounting theory, policy, control of labour, alternative accounting calculations, power and the profession itself are discussed.


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Editors and affiliations

  • David J. Cooper
    • 1
  • Trevor M. Hopper
    • 2
  1. 1.University of AlbertaCanada
  2. 2.University of ManchesterUK

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