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Recipe for poverty, degradation and hopelessness

Barbara L'Huillier (Department of Accounting, University of Waikato, Waikato, New Zealand)

Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

ISSN: 0951-3574

Article publication date: 2 August 2011

Abstract

Purpose

This poem aims to present a reflection on the antecedents to third world poverty, degradation and hopelessness.

Design/methodology/approach

The design is that of a fictional poem.

Findings

The poet considers how the antecedents to Third World poverty, degradation and hopelessness, unfortunately, mesh together quite seamlessly.

Originality/value

The paper represents a unique attempt to condense, in a nutshell, what is happening in many Third World countries.

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Citation

L'Huillier, B. (2011), "Recipe for poverty, degradation and hopelessness", Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 24 No. 6, pp. 815-815. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513571111155564

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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