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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Tort Law: Text, Cases and Materials 3rd ed isbn 9780199671403

Tort Law: Text, Cases and Materials 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780199550753
New Edition ISBN: 9780199671403
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199248858
Published: May 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials 2nd ed offers a clear, thorough, and engaging guide to tort law. The author's clarity of expression enables the reader to gain a secure understanding of the fundamental principles of the subject, whilst also facilitating an appreciation of the more complex tensions and debates surrounding the contemporary law of tort.

This stimulating text presents a wide range of critical perspectives and an excellent selection of extracts from cases and academic commentaries, providing students with the detailed knowledge and analytical tools required to engage fully with this fascinating subject.

The book is intended to be both a stand-alone text and to provide students with a comprehensive source of relevant mateirals, and undergraduates will find everything they need in this one convenient and easy-to-use volume.

Tort Law
I. Introductory
1. The shape of tort law today
II. International Interferences
2. Intentional torts
III. The tort of negligence
3. Essentials of negligence I: establishing negligence
4. Essentials of negligence II: problems of causation
5. Essentials of negligence III: defences
6. Applications of the duty concept
IV. Compensation and damages
7. Limitation and contribution
8. Damages and the question of accident compensation
V. Enhanced responsibility
9. Dangerous activities, employers' liability, vicarious liability
VI. Nuisance and dangers arising from occupation
10. Nuisance
11. Rylands v Fletcher: strict liability
12. Liability for dangerous premises
VII. Protection of reputation and related interests
13. Defamation
14. Privacy and protection from harassment
VIII. Specific areas of tort protection
15. Product liability
16. Breach of statutory duty
17. Interference with property ;