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Voluntary environmental and social accounting disclosure practices in the Asia-Pacific region: an international empirical test of political economy theory

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  • Williams, S. Mitchell, 1999. "Voluntary environmental and social accounting disclosure practices in the Asia-Pacific region: an international empirical test of political economy theory," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 209-238, June.
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