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Special issue of Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (DEADLINE: 31.03.2016)

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Research in Africa

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM

The Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal is preparing a special issue with a focus on Africa and is calling for paper submissions.

This special issue of AAAJ invites papers, both theoretical and empirical, that focus on accounting, auditing and accountability in Africa. The call for papers that explore how practices of accounting, auditing and accountability impact and are impacted by the socio-political environment in Africa.  It seeks original research from any theoretical or methodological approach that addresses issues of accounting and accountability in Africa.  An indicative list of themes (but not limited to) includes:

•Accounting in Africa’s colonial past including slavery
•Accounting in traditional African societies
•Corruption effects and approaches to dealing with corruption
•Internal auditing and the role of Supreme Audit Institutions
•Accounting for human rights
•Accounting by companies working in extractive industries
•Social and environmental reporting in African countries
•Corporate Governance in Africa
•Role of NGOs in Africa and their accounting and accountability 
•Accounting for HIV/AIDS
•Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment
•Accounting and sustainable development
•Professionalization of accounting
•Public sector transformations
•Democratisation and new modes of government


Submissions for this issue open in June 2015 and close on 31 March 2016. Manuscripts in English should be submitted via Scholar One Manuscripts Author guidelines can be found here. When submitting, please choose this Special Issue from the list to avoid delay. The editors welcome enquiries and declarations of interest before submitting. These should be addressed to Grant Samkin at Early submissions are encouraged.

13 Nov 2014

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