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The role of environmental disclosures as tools of legitimacy: A research note

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  • Cho, Charles H.
  • Patten, Dennis M.
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    Volume (Year): 32 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 7-8 ()
    Pages: 639-647

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:32:y:2007:i:7-8:p:639-647

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    1. Darrell, W. & Schwartz, Bill N., 1997. "Environmental disclosures and public policy pressure," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 125-154.
    2. Patten, Dennis M., 2002. "The relation between environmental performance and environmental disclosure: a research note," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(8), pages 763-773, November.
    3. Patten, Dennis M., 1991. "Exposure, legitimacy, and social disclosure," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 10(4), pages 297-308.
    4. Patten, Dennis M., 1992. "Intra-industry environmental disclosures in response to the Alaskan oil spill: A note on legitimacy theory," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 17(5), pages 471-475, July.
    5. Hughes, Susan B. & Anderson, Allison & Golden, Sarah, 2001. "Corporate environmental disclosures: are they useful in determining environmental performance?," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 217-240.
    6. Verrecchia, Robert E., 1983. "Discretionary disclosure," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 179-194, April.
    7. Wiseman, Joanne, 1982. "An evaluation of environmental disclosures made in corporate annual reports," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 53-63, January.
    8. Al-Tuwaijri, Sulaiman A. & Christensen, Theodore E. & Hughes, K. II, 2004. "The relations among environmental disclosure, environmental performance, and economic performance: a simultaneous equations approach," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 29(5-6), pages 447-471.
    9. Ali Fekrat, M. & Inclan, Carla & Petroni, David, 1996. "Corporate environmental disclosures: Competitive disclosure hypothesis using 1991 annual report data," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 31(2), pages 175-195.
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