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The Unbearable Ambiguity Of Accounting

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  • McSWEENEY, BRENDAN, 1997. "The Unbearable Ambiguity Of Accounting," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 22(7), pages 691-712, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:22:y:1997:i:7:p:691-712
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