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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 Directions 5th ed isbn 9780198753247

Tort Law Directions 4th ed


ISBN13: 9780199689897
New Edition ISBN: 9780198753247
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199639564
Published: April 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Tort Law Directions is written in an engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on tort law courses with clarity. The book provides a thorough introduction to the key principles of tort law, and illustrates the points of law through discussions of important cases.

The book includes a range of learning features to help guide and support students through the material in an interesting and engaging way. Questions, summaries, and thinking points encourage active learning, and enable students to check their understanding of the subject as they progress through the course.

These learning features and the clear writing style ensure that students can also benefit from the arguments developed throughout the chapters, and from some introductory academic debates.

Tort Law Directions is supported by an extensive ORC which includes a testbank for use by lecturers and resources for students including: a glossary, podcasts and guidance on answering essay questions.

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
1. Introduction: what is tort law?
2. The tort system
3. Trespass to the person and to land
4. Negligence: duty of care
5. Breach of duty
6. Negligence: causation
7. Negligence: duty of care problem areas
8. General defences
9. Negligence: liability relating to premises
10. Employers' liability
11. Vicarious liability
12. Product liability
13. Nuisance
14. Rylands v Fletcher
15. Elements of defamation
16. Defences to defamation
17. Privacy
18. Remedies and limitation