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Some thoughts on social and environmental accounting education

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  • M. R. Mathews
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    Although there are probably more academics interested in the social and environmental dimensions of accounting than previously, there is still relatively little discussion of curricular and pedagogical issues in this branch of the accounting domain. This paper attempts to raise the structure of social and/or environmental dimensions within accounting education for debate. This is done by proposing the qualitative background to a social and environmental accounting course, and then suggesting curricular materials and assessment approaches that have been used in this area.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Accounting Education.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 335-352

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:accted:v:10:y:2001:i:4:p:335-352
    DOI: 10.1080/09639280210121132
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