Civilizing the Economy A New Economics of Provision

Alternative Economies course

Posted May 22, 2012 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, No Comments

During the month of June, I will be teaching a course on alternative economies at the UC Berkeley Extension Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

To learn more about the course–a description, the syllabus and an interview–visit the OLLI web site.


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Marvin T. Brown, Ph.D teaches business and organizational ethics at the University of San Francisco and Saybrook University in San Francisco.

This book is the culmination of 30 years of teaching and writing on business and society from a communicative perspective. Visit for more information.

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