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Contract: A Critical Commentary

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John WightmanLecturer in Law, University of Canterbury, Kent

ISBN13: 9780745305493
ISBN: 0745305490
Published: March 1998
Publisher: Pluto Press Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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Taking contract doctrine seriously leads to an engagement with deeper questions about the grounds of contractual obligation, the importance of contract law in reality and the nature of change within the law. Providing a commentary on orthodox descriptive accounts of the law of contract, this book focuses on consumer contract, and sees the need for the legislative rescue of consumers as a symptom of past doctrinal failure in the general law.

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Contract Law
Black letter and beyond - broadening the study of contract
competing rationales for contract
contract law and reality
the invention of classical contract
the classical law and the triumph of contract
transformation and modern contract
divergence and pluralism in modern contract
judicial review and the scope of contract
the province of contract
the potential of contract.