VGC.Pitman Publishing,1997.Fourth edition,1997.First printing of this edition(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Large format paperback(small nicks and creases on the cover) in VGC.Illustrated with b/w drawings,tables.Nice and clean pages with a small colour mark on the outer edges,some creases and nicks on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on the cover.554pp including Appendices 1-3 and index.This is heavy book(approx.1.3kg) This is another paragraph Product Description: This text, is the leading accountancy text for the non-specialist student. The fourth edition maintains the clear and accessible style of previous editions and continues to provide an excellent introduction to financial accounting, cost and management accounting. A new selection of vignettes and discussion questions have been included in this new edition. Case studies have been appended to the relevant chapters and long and difficult chapters have been simplified and split into two easier chapters. Overall, the book has been modernised and streamlined to ensure it reflects contemporary developments. n nFrom the Back Cover n n nAccounting for Non-Accounting Students has firmly established itself over five editions as the market leading text in its field. This highly regarded text offers a clear and non-technical introduction to the basic principles of both financial and management accounting. Building on the success of previous editions, this sixth edition places even more emphasis on helping students understand the concepts of accounting and applying what they learn to the real world. This new edition includes a wide selection of news articles and real-world accounts allowing students to relate their learning to practice. It encourages a confident but critical approach to the range of accounting statements non-specialists are likely to encounter in their professional careers via a range of questions and thought-provoking activities. n nKey features n nAccessible, well-written and comprehensive introduction to accounting. nEach chapter includes a topical article from a newspaper plus related questions. nReal-world case studies featuring a broad range of companies. nExcellent pedagogy including: 'Check your learning', a large variety of student activities, numerous tutorial questions. n nNew features n nNew nactivities test student understanding as they progress through the chapter. nNew section on why this chapter is important to non-accountants. nNew nfeature details 'Questions non-accountants should ask'. New published accounts from a range of companies. nNew nsection on recent accounting scandals. nExpanded coverage of contemporary issues, including environmental and social accounting. nExpanded coverage of international accounting issues. nNew discussion questions link the news article with the chapter. n nThis text is ideal for students from a broad range of disciplines taking a first course in accounting.