Accounting has an ever-increasing significance in contemporary society; its practices are seen as fundamental to the development and functioning of modern capitalist societies. This book showcases some of the pioneering work that has persuasively explained to what extent economic life is constituted through the calculative practices of accounting.
Christopher S. Chapman is Professor of Management Accounting, Imperial College London. David J. Cooper is CGA Professor of Accounting. Peter Miller is Professor of Management Accounting, London School of Economics and Political Science.