A Journey into Accounting Thought
Edited By Stewart Leech, Louis Goldberg Copyright 2001
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This book explores the role of accountants in business and society. The final work of Louis Goldberg, Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne, it aims to raise awareness of the existence and importance of fundamental issues that are often ignored or by-passed in contemporary discussion of accounting. The sixteen chapters assess exactly what accountants do in carrying out their work.
This work will make essential reading for scholars or historians of accounting, and will also interest philosophers and practicing accountants.
Part I: Background Part II: Perceptions and Concepts Part III: Constraints Part IV: Loosening Shackles