Basic Sewing for Costume Construction: A Handbook / Edition 2

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This concise new casebook is ideally suited for a one-semester, four-credit course. With key cases and understandable notes skillfully presented in just 800 pages, TORTS: Cases and Materials offers a refreshing, enjoyable choice for students.

This new casebook is designed to facilitate student comprehension:

  • eminently cases and informative topical notes convey the core of tort law
  • notes challenge students to consider provocative questions about the cases
  • 'Authors' Dialogues,' a series of informal, highly engaging in the discussions and debates between the authors raise points about the topic under discussion white modeling the skills of persuasion and critical thinking
  • short hypotheticals throughout the book test variations on fact patterns
  • carefully edited cases strike the fight balance between preserving the flavor of the case and overwhelming students with details
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577667551
  • Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/30/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 232,761
  • Product dimensions: 10.50 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Intentional torts : interference with persons and property 7
Ch. 2 Privileges/defenses 57
Ch. 3 Negligence 109
Ch. 4 Actual causation 185
Ch. 5 Proximate causation 231
Ch. 6 Nonliability for foreseeable consequences (limited duty rules) 293
Ch. 7 Owners and occupiers of land 367
Ch. 8 Affirmative defenses 405
Ch. 9 Joint tortfeasors 463
Ch. 10 Strict liability 487
Ch. 11 Products liability 513
Ch. 12 Trespass to land and nuisance 581
Ch. 13 Damages 609
Ch. 14 Compensation systems as alternatives to tort 673
Ch. 15 Defamation 721
Ch. 16 Privacy 791
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