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dc.contributor.authorEjiogu, Chibuzo
dc.contributor.authorEjiogu, Amanze
dc.contributor.authorAmbituuni, Ambisisi
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-01T09:54:36Z
dc.date.available2019-05-01T09:54:36Z
dc.date.issued2018-07-17
dc.identifier.citationEjiogu, A., Ambituuni, A. and Ejiogu, C. (2018) Accounting for Accounting’s Role in the Neoliberalisation Processes of Social Housing in England: A Bourdieusian Perspective. Critical Perspectives on Accounting,en
dc.identifier.urihttps://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/en/publications/accounting-for-accountings-role-in-the-neoliberalization-processe-2
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/handle/2086/17747
dc.descriptionThe file attached to this record is the author's final peer reviewed version. The Publisher's final version can be found by following the DOI link.en
dc.description.abstractAbstract This paper seeks to account for how accounting is implicated in the neoliberalization processes of social housing in England. It adopts a processual view which instead of conceptualizing neoliberalism as static and ‘end-state’, views it as a dynamic process of neoliberalization. We draw upon Bourdieu’s notions of field, capital and habitus to frame our study. We focus on reform of the regulation of social housing in England during the period 2006–2016. We show that the process of neoliberalization of social housing in England was instigated by the state’s intervention to change the structure of the field in terms of norms, power relations and positions of players on the field. These changes brought about simultaneous changes in the habitus of the field as well as the structure and habitus of Housing Associations as sub-fields. We demonstrate how these changes create and reproduce a new system of domination where the tenant is the dominated player. We highlight the role accounting played in these changes in terms of being used as a tool by the regulator to achieve social control and drive change within Housing Associations and by the Housing Associations to evidence conformity with the new norms and adaptation.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherElsevieren
dc.subjectCriticalen
dc.subjectSocial Housingen
dc.subjectBourdieuen
dc.subjectNeoliberalizationen
dc.subjectRegulationen
dc.subjectHabitusen
dc.subjectRegulatory Changeen
dc.titleAccounting for Accounting’s Role in the Neoliberalisation Processes of Social Housing in England: A Bourdieusian Perspectiveen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2018.07.002
dc.peerreviewedYesen
dc.funderNo external funderen
dc.cclicenceCC-BY-NCen
dc.date.acceptance2018-07-09
dc.exception.reasonI submitted the authors' accepted version to my former HEI's (Coventry University) depository (PURE) within 3 months.en
dc.researchinstitutePeople, Organisations and Work Institute (POWI)en
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