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Accounting, New Public Management And American Politics: Theoretical Insights Into The National Performance Review, Ann Watkins, Cecil Arrington Oct 2012

Accounting, New Public Management And American Politics: Theoretical Insights Into The National Performance Review, Ann Watkins, Cecil Arrington

Ed Arrington

Borrowing from the work of political theorists Sheldon Wolin and William Connolly, this essay seeks to provide additional rationalization for the expansion of accounting within domains like the public sector. We suggest that such an expansion is intimately linked to social and cultural transitions which have led political theorists to not only question modern political theory but to also recognize the political significance of practices like accounting to political theory. We contend that these same transitions also make possible expansions of accounting through NewPublicManagement (NPM) initiatives like the U.S.'s NationalPerformanceReview (NPR). Seen in this way, accounting theory begins ...


Late-Modern Politics And The Ubiquity Of Accounting: The Expansion Of New Public Management Within The Us Public Sector, Ann Watkins, Cecil Arrington Oct 2012

Late-Modern Politics And The Ubiquity Of Accounting: The Expansion Of New Public Management Within The Us Public Sector, Ann Watkins, Cecil Arrington

Ed Arrington

No abstract provided.


Globalization, Management Control & Ideology: Local And Multinational Perspectives, Riad Ajami, C Arrington, Falconer Mitchell, Hanne Nørreklit Oct 2012

Globalization, Management Control & Ideology: Local And Multinational Perspectives, Riad Ajami, C Arrington, Falconer Mitchell, Hanne Nørreklit

Ed Arrington

The ideas and thoughts presented in this book are the result of an academic process which began with a conference entitled Corporate Management, Accounting and Ideology - A Multinational Prespective, held at The Aarhus School fo Business, Denmark, 11-13 December 2003.


Accounting In Other Wor(L)Ds: A Feminism Without Reserve, Teri Shearer, Cecil Arrington Oct 2012

Accounting In Other Wor(L)Ds: A Feminism Without Reserve, Teri Shearer, Cecil Arrington

Ed Arrington

Sexual identity, like economic identity, is a product of historical systems of discourse and representation: that is, sexual identity is produced culturally and linguistically. In this case, even the body iteself is not pre- or acultural. Instead, it is a socially inscribed "sexed" body, a body often constructed and made meaningful as either phallic (the masculine) or castrated (the feminine). Viewed in this light, sexual identity is not essential or biologistic. Instead, it is an artifact of morphology, produced through disursive effects.


Letting The Chat Out Of The Bag: Deconstruction, Privilege, And Accounting Research, Cecil Arrington, Jere Francis Oct 2012

Letting The Chat Out Of The Bag: Deconstruction, Privilege, And Accounting Research, Cecil Arrington, Jere Francis

Ed Arrington

There are signs on the intellectual scene that we are moving out of an era in the social sciences termed modernism - a belief that separating fact form value, truth form falsity, is just a matter of applying the right version of method.


Globalization, Management Control And Ideology, Riad Ajami, Cecil Arrington, Falconer Mitchell, Hanne Norreklit Oct 2012

Globalization, Management Control And Ideology, Riad Ajami, Cecil Arrington, Falconer Mitchell, Hanne Norreklit

Ed Arrington

No abstract provided.


Jeremiah, Bill Gates, And American Ideology, Cecil Arrington Oct 2012

Jeremiah, Bill Gates, And American Ideology, Cecil Arrington

Ed Arrington

No abstract provided.