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Alternative accounting thought and the prison-house of metaphor

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Accounting, Organizations and Society.

    Volume (Year): 29 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 157-187

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    1. Stéphanie Chatelain-Ponroy & Olivier Vidal, 2013. "Comptabilité sans frontières: intérêt d'une cartographie," Post-Print halshs-00829410, HAL.
    2. David Smith & Kerry Jacobs, 2011. "“Breaking up the sky”: The characterisation of accounting and accountants in popular music," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 24(7), pages 904-931, September.
    3. Jane Davison, 2008. "Rhetoric, repetition, reporting and the “dot.com” era: words, pictures, intangibles," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 21(6), pages 791-826, August.
    4. Stéphanie Chatelain-Ponroy & Olivier Vidal, 2013. "Comptabilité Sans Frontières : Intérêt D'Une Cartographie," Post-Print hal-00997956, HAL.
    5. Stéphanie Chatelain-Ponroy & Olivier Vidal, 2013. "Comptabilité Sans Frontières : Intérêt D'Une Cartographie," Post-Print hal-00991943, HAL.

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