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Management Accounting: Principles and Applications

Management Accounting: Principles and Applications

Hugh Coombs, Ellis Jenkins and David Hobbs


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Management Accounting: Principles and Applications adopts a new and accessible approach to helping readers understand how management accounting contributes to decisions in a variety of organizational contexts. This book sets out clear explanations of practical management accounting techniques in the context of the application of these techniques to decisions. It recognizes practice through case studies and summarizes published research. Uniquely, it examines the analytical and critical issues that often influence decision makers operating within private and public sector organizations.

Table of Contents

Section Title Page Action Price
Part One: The Challenges for Gender Equality in Education: Fragmented frameworks? Researching women, gender, education, and development; Ensuring a fair chance for girls; Measuring gender equality in education;
Part Two:Transforming Action – Changing Policy through Practice: Educating girls in Bangladesh: watering a neighbour’s tree?; The challenge of educating girls in Kenya; Learning to improve policy for pastoralists in Kenya; When access is not enough: educational exclusion of rural girls in Peru; Crossing boundaries and stepping out of purdah in India; Pastoralist schools in Mali: gendered roles and curriculum realities;
Part Three:The Challenge of Local Practices – Doing Policy Differently?: Learning about HIV/AIDS in schools: does a gender-equality approach make a difference?; Gender, education, and Pentecostalism: the women’s movement within the Assemblies of God in Burkina Faso; Enabling education for girls: the Loreto Day School Sealdah, India;
Conclusion: policy and practice change for gender equality;