The Politics of Military Finance
Accounting is frequently portrayed as a value free mechanism for allocating resources and ensuring they are employed in the most efficient manner. Contrary to this popular opinion, the research presented in Accounting at War demonstrates that accounting for military forces is primarily a political...
Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge
Examining Cultural Flows
Critics frequently describe the influence of "America," through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however, the counter-flows of Chinese-language films into the American film market or the influence...
Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge
The Pursuit of Supremacy
The United Dutch East India Company was the first public company, preceding the formation of the English East-India Company by over 40 years. Its fame as the first public company which heralded the transition from feudalism to modern capitalism and its remarkable financial success for nearly two...
Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge
Sinister Inscriptions in the Modern Era
The critical tradition in accounting historiography has come to occupy a prominent place in the discipline’s academic scholarship. Some critical literature has confronted the responsibility of accounting and accountants in precipitating contemporary crises, such as the audit failures that spawned...
Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge
The Reel Asian Exchange
This collection examines the exchange of Asian identities taking place at the levels of both film production and film reception amongst pan-Pacific cinemas. The authors consider, on the one hand, texts that exhibit what Mette Hjort refers to as, "marked transnationality," and on the other, the...
Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge
Each chapter represents a personal account of a reading disorder through which details of the features of the disorder, methods used for testing, and theoretical accounts are illustrated. Controversies are explained, theories evaluated and anomalies pointed out.From this emerges a picture of the...
Published July 26th 2001 by Psychology Press
Mountain Environments and Communities explains the background physical environment and then explores the environmental and social dimensions of mountain regions.This critical review of the concepts currently employed in mountain research, draws upon a wide range of examples from developed and...
Published February 22nd 2001 by Routledge