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"Breaking up the sky" The characterisation of accounting and accountants in popular music

Smith, David; Jacobs, Kerry


Purpose: This paper aims to present an examination of the characterisation of accounting and accountants in popular music. Some authors have considered the place of accounting in popular culture and the social perceptions of accounting and accountants. This research aims to advance this work by suggesting that music both offers a powerful insight into social perceptions of accounting, and serves both to reflect and reinforce these perceptions. Design/methodology/approach: Songs featuring...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal
DOI: 10.1108/09513571111161648


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