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Accounting and the soul of sustainability

Rob Gray

Accounting and the soul of sustainability

hyperreality, transnational corporations and the United Nations

by Rob Gray

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Published by University of Dundee in Dundee .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRob Gray and Jan Bebbington.
SeriesDundee discussion papers
ContributionsBebbington, Jan., University of Dundee. Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18428774M

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