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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Tort Law: Text and Materials 5th ed isbn 9780199655380

Tort Law: Text and Materials 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780199571802
New Edition ISBN: 9780199655380
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199211364
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The fourth edition of this celebrated book brings together a selection of carefully chosen extracts from cases and materials with insightful author text.

Each section begins with a clear overview of the law, followed by illustrating extracts from case law and from government reports and scholarly literature, which are supported by the authors' expert explanation and analysis.

Opportunities for further research are highlighted by the many suggestions for additional readings that are woven throughout the text. This approach enables students to gain a rich and contextual understanding of the law of tort.

New to this edition:-

  • Comprehensively updated to take account of all key changes in the law and developments in academic literature
  • A new Online Resource Centre provides a test bank of 300 multiple choice questions and answers, and updates to the law

Tort Law
1: General introduction
2: Intentional interference with the person
3: Negligence - introduction
4: Breach of duty
5: Causation and remoteness
6: Defences to negligence
7: Negligence: duty of care - psychiatric illness
8: Negligence: duty of care - economic loss
9: Negligence: duty of care - omissions and acts of third parties
10: Negligence: duty of care - public bodies
11: Special liability regimes
12: Nuisance and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher
13: Defamation and privacy
14: Vicarious liability
15: Damages for personal injury
16: Death and damages
17: How tort works