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Contract Law in Perspective 5th ed isbn 9780415444323

Contract Law in Perspective 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781859417713
ISBN: 185941771X
New Edition ISBN: 9780415444323
Previous Edition ISBN: 1859410022
Published: November 2004
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This book complements 'black letter' treatments of contract by looking at legal doctrine and statutes in their social. political and economic context. In addition to describing the key doctrines in the field it explains the ideology behind them and considers the extent to which they serve the needs of the business community and consumers. The book aims to broaden understanding and appreciation of the subject by reference to the 'big ideas' in contract theory and how these relate to practice at a level which is suitable for students.

This latest edition of an established text has been substantially revised. The chapters on standard form contracts. government contracts. contract and competition. and clauses regularly found in business contracts have been updated. In addition there are new chapters on contemporary critiques of contract and dispute resolution in the post Woolf era which introduce students to challenging new ideas about the modern day role of contract.

Contract Law
1. Introduction, Aims and General Principles
2. Contract and Contract Law
3. Planning and Sanctions
4. The Changing Nature of Contract
5. Agreement: Law and Business Practice
6. Contractual Intention, Consideration and Estoppel
7. Contractual Terms and Breach
8. Standard Form Contracts
9. Businesses, Consumers and Unfair Terms
10. Misrepresentation and Mistake
11. Contract and Competition
12. Frustration of Contract and 'Force Majeure' Clauses
13. Arbitration and Litigation
14. Answering Problem Questions in Law
15. Index