Transformations of the State

Global Governance in Accounting

Rebalancing Public Power and Private Commitment

Authors: Zimmermann, J., Werner, J., Volmer, P.

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This book takes a look at the world of accounting and examines business's relationship with the state. It compares the accounting regulations in Germany, the UK and the US to provide evidence that privatization and convergence must be used with caution, at least in the world of accounting.

About the authors

JOCHEN ZIMMERMANN is Professor of Accounting at Bremen University, Germany. His research focuses on comparative accounting, studying the institutions and regulation of accounting, accounting practice, the effects of European integration on accounting practice and procedures, and corporate governance.

JÖRG WERNER is Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting, Bremen, Germany. His work covers corporate governance and international accounting research.

PHILIPP VOLMER is a Research assistant at the Department of Accounting, University of Bremen, Germany. He works in Transaction Services at KPMG, Germany.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Accounting: A Socio-economic View

    Zimmermann, Jochen (et al.)

    Pages 5-21

  • Transformation of Role Models: Germany, the UK and the US

    Zimmermann, Jochen (et al.)

    Pages 22-32

  • Rise and Fall of the Golden-Age Nation State Model

    Zimmermann, Jochen (et al.)

    Pages 35-56

  • The New Accounting Procedures in Europe: Combining Transnational Standard-setting and Supranational Rule-making

    Zimmermann, Jochen (et al.)

    Pages 57-68

  • The Struggle between Private and Public: The Case of Stock Exchanges

    Zimmermann, Jochen (et al.)

    Pages 69-100

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Governance in Accounting
Book Subtitle
Rebalancing Public Power and Private Commitment
Authors
Series Title
Transformations of the State
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Jochen Zimmerman, Jörg R. Werner and Philipp B. Volmer
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58286-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230582866
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-51814-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35579-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 246
Number of Illustrations
16 b/w illustrations
Topics