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Contract in Context

ISBN13: 9780415663175
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £31.99

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Contract in Context provides an easy to read, in depth analysis of the purpose and role of contract law and the theories that surround it. It looks at the historical development of contract law as well as providing detailed analysis of leading theoretical explanations and how they are applied on an international level.

The book's accessibility is further supplemented by text boxes defining key concepts and terms and providing descriptions of leading figures and scholars throughout. This ensures that students have a firm grasp and clear understanding of the purpose and role of contract law.

The book's content is unique in that it is not jurisdiction specific making it ideal for students around the globe wishing to develop or expand their knowledge of contract law.

Contract Law
1. What is Contract for? and What is Contract Law for?
2. The Historical Context of Contract
3. The Ideological Context of Contract
4. Classical & Neo-Classical Contract
5. The Relational Context of Contract
6. The Economic Theories of Contract Law Part I
7. The Economic Theories of Contract Law Part II
8. The International Context of Contract