Meditari Accountancy Research: Volume 24 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Gender (in) Accounting: Insights, Gaps and an Agenda for Future Research

Guest Editors: Federica Farneti, Charl de Villiers, Daniela Sangiorgi, Benedetta Siboni

Gender (in) accounting: insights, gaps and an agenda for future research

Benedetta Siboni, Daniela Sangiorgi, Federica Farneti, Charl de Villiers

The study aims to raise awareness of the issues to foster further debate in the area of gender (in) accounting. In the process, opportunities for future research are…

A gender agenda

Jane Broadbent

The paper aims to categorise the nature of the research undertaken in respect of gender and accounting to identify where research is undertaken and where there remains…

Board diversity and CSR reporting: an Australian study

Kathyayini Rao, Carol Tilt

This paper aims to examine the relationship between corporate governance, in particular board diversity, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting among the top…

Women representation on boards: a South African perspective

Gizelle Willows, Megan van der Linde

By looking at both theoretical and empirical findings, this study aims to investigate whether gender diversity results in improved corporate governance and financial…

Chinese women in the accounting profession

Yingqi Zhao, Beverley R. Lord

This exploratory research aims to investigate the barriers to career advancement for women accountants in China.

Positive action plans in Italian universities: does gender really matter?

Giovanna Galizzi, Benedetta Siboni

The European university context reveals a high degree of gender inequality. In Italy, the overall female employment rate is significantly lower than in the rest of Europe;…

Pink accounting in Italy: cultural perspectives over discrimination and/or lack of interest

Maria Gabriella Baldarelli, Mara Del Baldo, Stefania Vignini

The issue of gender inequality in the Italian universities and academic context does not seem to be particularly debated and is really rare. Starting from this “lack of…

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