Using Historical Institutional Analysis Of Corporatism To Understand The Professionalization Of Accounting In Latin America

The national basis of economic regulation was weakened and the legitimacy of major components of the mode of regulation, like corporatism, undermined. Through our imprint ECPR Press and via the OUP Comparative Politics book series, we publish research by, and for the political science community. This illuminating book considers the roles of social partners in regulating work and welfare through corporatist arrangements in three countries – all of which have strong traditions for social partner involvement. Businesses that adopt a social justice agenda risk being perceived as incompetent – since they cannot live up to lofty goals that often require political collective action – and often face accusations of being cynical and hypocritical.

It argues that the failures of both these regimes were avoidable, and the outcome of ‘political’ rather than economic variables. It concludes by calling for economic policies that take more account of their political implications, and of the need to strengthen state capacity in weak states. ‘Using historical institutional analysis of corporatism to understand the professionalization of accounting in Latin America.’, Accounting, Organizations and Society . A business that returns a profit to its shareholders can provide quality and value-for-money products for their customers, pay wages to their workers, procure from their suppliers, and pay taxes to fund public services.

It must avoid continuing to crowd out private sector activity, propping up unproductive ‘zombie companies’, and encouraging subsidy entrepreneurs. Nevertheless, this crisis – combined with the public’s declining faith in both governments and corporations – could be hijacked in a form of Disaster Corporatism to reshape society in an unconstructive manner. By bringing together a number of both established and new voices from across the field, this book will be of interest to students and scholars of fascism, dictatorship and modern European politics.

AbstractThis paper summarises the institutional arrangements and prerequisites for a new social partnership, necessary for the successful completion of labour market reform in western Germany. It does this by drawing on key policies and proposals highlighted and explored in the papers of this special issue. The paper elaborates further on these issues by outlining the importance of the labour market and its institutions in the German social market economy before turning to the case for reform.

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