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Essays on Contract

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ISBN13: 9780198254447
ISBN: 019825444X
Published: August 1990
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £38.99

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This is a revised edition of the paperback, Essays on Contract which was published by OUP in 1988. With the addition of a further previously unpublished essay, this book can be seen as the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of Professor Atiyah's views on the law and theory of contract.

The new essay `Freedom of Contract and the New Right' charts the latest shift in the development of contract law, this time back in the direction of Freedom of Contract. This shift, Professor Atiyah argues, can be traced directly to the growing strength of the `New Right' and its advocacy of political and economic freedom.

This book is intended for students and teachers of contract law and theory, and the law of obligations generally.

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Contract Law
The modern role of contract law; contracts, promises and the law of obligations; Holmes and the theory of contract; Fuller and the theory of contract; form and substance in contract law; the liberal theory of contract; executory contracts, expectation damages and the economic analysis of contract; consideration - a restatement; judicial techniques and the law of contract; misrepresentation, warranty and Estoppel; contract and fair exchange; freedom of contract and the New Right.