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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition was published, see:
Core Text: Tort 7th ed isbn 9780199586561

Core Text Series: Tort 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780199234424
New Edition ISBN: 9780199586561
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199287673
Published: June 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

  • Covers the essential principles of tort law in a clear and succinct style, making it an ideal introductory or supplementary text
  • Self-test questions and lists of further reading at the end of each chapter encourage students to check and further their understanding of the key issues
  • The clear layout, sub-headings, and paragraph references, make the text easy to follow and understand

This sixth edition of Tort introduces the basic principles of this multi-faceted topic. The author's straightforward analysis covers a wide range of issues and provides a clear and concise exposition of tort law in an easy-to-use format. This text is an excellent introduction to this key area of undergraduate study, and can also be used as an on-going revision and reference source to reinforce students' understanding throughout their studies.

Features such as chapter summaries, self-test questions, and further reading lists allow students to check and consolidate their understanding while also encouraging further study and investigation.

Tort Law
1. What is tort?
2. Deliberate harm to the person
3. Negligent harm to the person: general considerations
4. Negligent harm to the person: special duties
5. Negligence: property and economic losses
6. Deliberate infliction of economic loss
7. Land use and the environment
8. Protection of reputation
9. Parties, and liability for others
10. Remedies
11. Defences and other factors limiting damages