Accounting’s Changing Role in Social Conflict (Critical Accounting Research)

This work rejects the two most commonly held positions regarding the role of accounting in certain ongoing financial crises: the position of market theorists that accounting doesn’t matter and the position of theorists that support the view of “representational faithfulness.”


Cheryl R. Lehman is an associate professor of accounting at Hofstra University, editor of Advances in Public Interest Accounting, associate editor of Critical Perspectives of Accounting, and is on the editorial board of The Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. Her publications include Multinational Culture: Social Impacts of a Global Economy and numerous articles.