International Journal of Critical Accounting

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Co-Editors: Prof. Aida Sy, Prof. Tony Tinker
ISSN online: 1757-9856
ISSN print: 1757-9848
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IJCA is a peer-reviewed international journal publishing high quality, original manuscripts concerned with critical accounting and related issues. Contributions can be of a theoretical or empirical nature. IJCA targets scholars from both academia and the professional accounting community. Papers examine emerging trends in critical accounting and fast-changing concerns faced by corporations, government and regulators from a comprehensive range of areas.


 Topics covered include

  • Auditing (and the subprime crisis)
  • Backdating and stock options
  • The political economy of accounting
  • Accounting's implications in the exercise of power
  • Accounting's role in international capital markets
  • Reporting - impact on stock market instabilities
  • Accounting/auditing and money laundering
  • Regulation of national and international banking
  • Management accounting and the organisation of the labour process
  • The accountability of government functions
  • Accounting (history) as social memory
  • Accounting and democracy in the workplace
  • Accounting's adjudicative function in international relations (e.g. Third World debt)
  • Accounting for gender and class conflicts

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The principal object of IJCA is to provide an international forum for academicians and professionals in the field of critical accounting to allow them to disseminate their research, study ideas, thoughts and empirical findings to the critical accounting community.


The readership of IJCA consists of academic institution professors, researchers, graduate students, accounting professionals and business executives.


IJCA publishes paper submissions to the editor, and papers arising from special issues (for instance, focusing on a current topic, and/or on the exposition of particular national traditions or practices) and conferences.



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  • Sy, Aida, Farmingdale State College, USA
  • Tinker, Tony, Baruch College at the City University of New York, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Aladeem, Khalid, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Armstrong, Peter, University of Leicester, UK
  • Aronowitz, Stanley, City University of New York, USA
  • Arrington, Edward, North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
  • Bishop, Mary, University of West of England, UK
  • Bricard, Agnes, Cabinet ABC Audit Bilan Conseil, France
  • Briggs, Susan, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Briloff, Abe, Baruch College at the City University of New York, USA
  • Cahaya, Roman, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Committe, Bruce, , USA
  • Crowther, David, De Montfort University, UK
  • Degos, Jean-Guy, Montesquieu University, France
  • Elad, Charles, University of Westminster, UK
  • Faugère, Christophe, BEM - Bordeaux School of Management, France
  • Freedman, Martin, Towson University, USA
  • Fujita, Masaya, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Gaffikin, Michael, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Gangolly, Jagdish, SUNY at Albany, USA
  • Ghodbane, Sana Ben, IHEC Carthage, Tunisia
  • Graves, Finlay O., University of North Texas, USA
  • Gray, Robert Hugh, University of St Andrews, UK
  • Gros, Marius, University of Bremen, Germany
  • Haas, Jerome, Autorité des Normes Comptables, France
  • Huber, Wm. Dennis, Capella University, USA
  • Jupe, Robert, University of Kent, UK
  • Kasum, Abubakar S,, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Mahoney, Lois S., Eastern Michigan University, USA
  • Martin, Randy, New York University, USA
  • Matis, Dumitru, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
  • Mattessich, Richard, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Mickhail, George, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Ngwakwe, Collins C., University of Limpopo, South Africa
  • Oakes, Helen, Keele University, UK
  • Okcabol, Fahrettin, , USA
  • Ollman, Bertell, New York University, USA
  • Paine, Edison Fredy Leon, Military University New Granada, Colombia
  • Pekdemir, Recep, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Riotto, Joseph, New Jersey City University, USA
  • Rivera, Adriana, Universidad Del Valle, Colombia
  • Rivera Vicencio, Eduardo, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Shahin, Ibrahim O., Helwan University, Egypt
  • Sharma, Umesh, University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Solas, Cigdem, Ticaret University, Turkey
  • Sutton, Steve G., University of Melbourne, Australia and University of Central Florida, USA
  • Thorne, Kym, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Vadra, Ratna, Institute of Management Technology, India
  • Vasarhelyi, Miklos, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
  • Worthington, Frank, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Yannick, Fronda, Telecom & Management SudParis, France
  • Young, Antony, RMIT University, Australia
  • Yui, Toshinori, Kurume University, Japan


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