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Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

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A new edition is due, details can be seen here:
Tort Law: Text and Materials 6th ed isbn 9780198745525

Tort Law: Text and Materials 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780199655380
New Edition ISBN: 9780198745525
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199571802
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99



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The fifth 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.

  • The blend of insightful and stimulating author text with significant extracts from cases and materials means the book can be used both as a stand-alone text and as an accompanying casebook
  • A clear two-colour page design allows for easy distinction between commentary and materials, and aids navigation through the book
  • The many suggestions for further readings woven throughout the text provide targeted opportunities for additional research, enabling the reader to gain a rounded understanding of tort law
New to this edition

  • Comprehensively updated to take account of all key changes in the law and developments in academic literature

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
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
14: Privacy
15: Vicarious Liability
16: Damages for Personal Injury
17: Death and Damages
18: How Tort Works