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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Understanding Contractural & Tortious Obligations isbn 9781846410031

Introduction to Contractual and Tortious Obligations

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ISBN13: 9781859419311
ISBN: 1859419313
New Edition ISBN: 1846410037
Published: December 2005
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Publication Abandoned

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The purpose of this book on the law of contractual and tortuous obligations is to provide an overview of the two foundational law subjects of Obligations I (contract) and Obligations II (tort). This book does not aim to be a textbook covering in full detail both subjects; it is intended, instead, to provide students with a basic structural and methodological grasp of contract and tort together with an outline of associated topics such as restitution and remedies.

In addition it will provide a European and international context to the law of obligations in order to encourage students of contract and tort to appreciate alternative models to the ones to be found in England. These alternative viewpoints will evidently be useful as aspects of the law of obligations are increasingly synchronised within the EU. Yet they can equally be of value in the understanding of English law itself in that comparison can reveal hidden aspects to a number of contract, tort and remedy cases. The book will depart from the normal chapter headings associated with standard works on contract and tort and approach obligations mainly, although not exclusively, in terms of liability.

The book will argue that importing the category of a 'law of obligations' from the civil law world does not come without serious conceptual problems and that, accordingly, the whole notion of obligations in English law must be treated with care.

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Definition and Scope of the Law of Obligations; Contractual Obligations: General Provisions; Formation of Contractual Obligations; Non-Performance of Contractual Obligations; Tortious Obligations: General Provisions; Tortious Liability for Acts; Tortious Liability for People and for Things; Causation; Obligations and Remedies; Beyond Contract and Tort.