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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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The Relational Theory of Contract: Selected Works of Ian Macneil

Edited by: David Campbell

ISBN13: 9780421722408
ISBN: 0421722401
Published: August 2001
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.95

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This is a collection of writings by Ian Macneil, one of the foremost academics in the field of contract law, on the relational theory of contract.

In over 30 books and papers published since 1960, Macneil has made the most substantial contribution to the formulation of the relational theory of contract. This collection abridges the majority of those works, some of which can be difficult to obtain, to give a comprehensive yet concise statement of Macneil's views.

  • This book will be of interest to academics, practitioners and advanced students in both the UK and the US.
  • Provides a succinct and accessible statement of Macneil's thought
  • An indispensable reference point for all of those engaged in advanced contract scholarship
  • Includes introductory essays by David Campbell, Jay M Feinman & Peter Vincent-Jones
  • Provides a complete bibliography of writings by Macneil.

Contract Law
Exchange and co-operation.
The nature of contract and the contract norms.
Presentiation (sic) and adjustment along the spectrum of contracts.
The analysis of remedies.
Reflections on the relational theory.
Comments on pedagogy in the light of the relational theory.
Relational contract theory: challenges and queries.