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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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The Wrongs of Tort 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780745312989
ISBN: 0745312985
Published: February 1999
Publisher: Pluto Press Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780745312934



This revised edition takes into account the many developments in tort since it was first published in 1993. It challenges the assumption in law education that tort is ""objective"", ""apolitical"" and ""neutral"", and sets out to reveal that it is imbued with politics. The authors argue that the system of tort is usually hidden from students and most lawyers, and that this is unacceptable because the system is arbitrary, and its underlying ideology is callous. The book is controversial and should provide law students, lawyers and others with arguments to challenge the prevailing orthodoxy.;The chapters on negligence, accident, compensation, nuisance and feminist protection have all been substantially rewritten to take account of the expanding case-law and recent political developments.

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Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
Introducing a critical perspective; the duty of care in negligence; carelessness, cause and consequence; historical perspectives on negligence; negligence as accident compensation; nuisance - the pale green tort; feminist perspectives on tort law - the example of sexual harassment; concluding thoughts.