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Text, Cases & Materials on Contract law 2nd ed isbn 9780415594141

Text, Cases & Materials on Contract law


ISBN13: 9781859419137
New Edition ISBN: 9780415594141
Published: June 2007
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This clear and highly accessible volume, presented in a coherent structure, provides full coverage of the topics commonly found in the contract law syllabus, alongside up-to-date illustrative case examples and stimulating commentary.

Written by leading authors in the field, this book takes account of a variety of theoretical perspectives, including economic, relational and empirical conceptions of the law. A meticulous and insightful commentary is provided throughout, illuminating complex areas of law and promoting more detailed analysis of important issues.

Composed of one-quarter authors’ commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics' articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading academic commentaries in the area, (extracts are included from the Principles of European Contract Law to create a solid foundation for comparative analysis). Clearly signposted chapter introductions (with short table of contents to aid navigation) highlight the salient features under discussion and learning support is provided in a regularly updated companion website. Additional reading collected at the end of each chapter guides further study and independent research.

The range of material covered and the straightforward style makes this book an invaluable resource for all undergraduate students of contract law.

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
Introduction.
Forming the Agreement.
Tests of Enforceability.
Intention to Create Legal Relations.
Privity.
Capacity.
The Contents of the Contract.
Clauses Excluding or Limiting Liability.
Misrepresentation.
Mistake.
Duress.
Undue Influence.
Illegality.
Contracts in Restraint of Trade.
Frustration.
Discharge by Performance or Breach.
Remedies.
Unjust Enrichment