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Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law 8th ed

ISBN13: 9780198747963
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199591985
Published: September 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99

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Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law is an authoritative, analytical, and well-established textbook, now in its eighth edition. It provides a general overview of the law and full discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the relationship between the common law, legislation, and judicial policy. In addition, the authors provide a variety of comparative and economic perspectives on the law of tort and its likely development, always placing the subject in its socio-economic context thereby giving students a deeper and richer understanding of tort law.

Written by leading authorities on tort law, this detailed book offers teachers a wide range of topics to cover, while providing students with a text which is both descriptive and reflective of this branch of law.

Tort Law, External LLB Titles
I Setting the Scene
1: Introduction

II The Tort of Negligence
2: Establishing liability in principle
3: Other elements of liability

III Special Forms of Negligence
4: Liability of occupiers and builders
5: Breach of statutory duty
6: Liability of statutory bodies

IV Interference with the Person
7: Intentional interference
8: Malicious prosecution

V Land and Chattels and Intentional Interference with Economic Interests
9: Interference with chattels
10: Land
11: Lesser interferences with land nuisance
12: Deceit
13: The economic torts

VI Stricter Forms of Liability
14: The rule of Rylands v Fletcher
15: Liability for animals
16: Employer's liability
17: Vicarious liability
18: Product liability

VII Protection of Human Dignity (in private law)
19: Defamation and injurious falsehood
20: Privacy

VIII Defences and Remedies
21: Defences
22: Damages
23: Other remedies and multiple liabilities