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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Textbook on Contract Law 13th ed isbn 9780198732808

Textbook on Contract Law 12th ed


ISBN13: 9780199687220
New Edition ISBN: 9780198732808
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199699469
Published: May 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Now in its 12th edition, Jill Poole's immensely popular Textbook on Contract Law has been guiding students through contract law for many years.

The accessible writing style and focus on key principles and developments in contract law make this text a favourite with students and lecturers alike. The author places the law of contract clearly within its wider context before proceeding to provide a detailed yet accessible treatment of all the key areas encountered when studying contract law.

Key features:

  • Each chapter begins with a summary of key issues, providing an overview of key themes and points of law, and concludes with suggestions for further reading, guiding you towards the most relevant texts and articles
  • Key points, illustrative examples and questions encourage a deeper understanding of the central facts and issues
  • Headings, case summaries and case extract boxes allow for easy navigation through the text

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
1. Introduction to the law of contract

PART 1: FORMATION
2. Agreement
3. Agreement problems
4. Enforceability of promises: Consideration and promissory estoppel
5. Intention to be legally bound, formalities and capacity to contract

PART 2: CONTENT, INTERPRETATION, PERFORMANCE AND BREACH
6. Content of the contract and principles of interpretation
7. Exemption clauses and unfair contract terms
8. Breach of contract

PART 3: ENFORCEMENT OF CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS
9. Damages for breach of contract
10. Remedies providing for specific relief and restitutionary remedies
11. Privity of contract and third party rights
12. Discharge by frustration: Subsequent impossibility

PART 4: METHODS OF POLICING THE MAKING OF THE CONTRACT
13. Non-agreement mistake
14. Misrepresentation
15. Duress, undue influence, and unconscionable bargains