Civilizing the Economy A New Economics of Provision

Lisa Newton’s Review of Civilizing the Economy

Posted Jun 21, 2012 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, No Comments

One of the leading scholars in business ethics and sustainability, Lisa Newton, has provided a review of Civilizing the Economy in the current issue of Business Ethics Quarterly.  No doubt, she “gets” what I tried to share. Check it out in your library or at this site:

Business Ethics Quarterly

Volume 22, Issue 3, July 2012

Pages 597-60

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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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