Accounterability ou l'accountability par la bande
This paper seeks to contribute to the emerging stream of literature on the limits of accountability and the possibilities of accounterability by questioning whether and how accounterability can so alter accountability as to enrich or transfigure it. This paper considers three intrinsic limits of accountability: as strong ideological grounding in neoclassical microeconomics; the disputability of any legitimacy to demand accounts on behalf of a Higher-Stakeholder; and the impossibility of giving an account and of recording everything. Se show that accounterability only exists because accountability has intrinsic limits which accounterability responds to and alters. Both are heavily intertwined and forms of resistance merely serve as moments for reflection and reflexivity.
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