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Critical Perspectives on Accounting- MMPA 516
Journal

This Journal provided me an opportunity to express my views and critically analyze the different aspects to which accounting relates. It had been a great experience and a great approach to express ones opinion.

2014
Harleen Kaur Juneja
300289064
6/3/2014
Critical Perspectives on Accounting- MMPA 516
Journal

This Journal provided me an opportunity to express my views and critically analyze the different aspects to which accounting relates. It had been a great experience and a great approach to express ones opinion.

2014
Harleen Kaur Juneja
300289064
6/3/2014

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION Page 2

2. ACCOUNTING IN ITS WIDER SENSE Page 3

3. ACCOUNTING AND EDUCATION Page 4

4. ACCOUNTING AND WAR Page 8

5. ACCOUNTING AND GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS Page 11

6. ACCOUNTING AND CSR Page 13

7. REFERENCES Page 15

INTRODUCTION
In this course I was surprised to see the other face of accounting. Till date I use to see the stereotypical accounting course that teaches us on a pattern to make us number crunchers who can arrange, categorize, and report details in a manner so unreasoned that only other accounting student can understand them. I had not seen to possess the more important reasoning skills that are necessary for the real life problem solving and business leadership, except to my exception in the MMPA 511 course taught by Arun Elias who allowed us to participate equally and made us think critically on the subject matter.
What I think about this course is that Critical Accounting aims to provide a opportunity for the growing number of accounting researches and practitioners who realize that conformist theory and practice is ill-suited to the challenges of the modern environment, and that accounting practices and…...

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