[M]othering view on: "the non and nom of accounting for (m)other nature"

Gallhofer, S. (1992) [M]othering view on: "the non and nom of accounting for (m)other nature". Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 5(3), pp. 40-51. (doi: 10.1108/09513579210017370)

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Aims to evaluate critically the potential insights of the work of Hélène Cixous and related feminist writers for the analysis of accounting, including environmental and green accounting. Such a potential is highlighted in Cooper (1992). It is initially suggested that the feminist writings do have much to offer for a critical analysis of accounting. The main thrust, however, is to trace out some reservations that one might have about Cixous and relatively closely aligned writers. In particular, it is suggested that we might be concerned about the implications of such theorizing for feminist political praxis. The concluding argument is that an over-reliance on Cixous and associates could leave us with a less than adequate critique of green accounting.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gallhofer, Prof Sonja
Authors: Gallhofer, S.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Accounting and Finance
Journal Name:Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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