Introduction to Business Law

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With its engaging and accessible writing style, Introduction to Business Law introduces students to the key legal areas relevant to the world of business and work. Practical examples and insights from professionals are included throughout the text to ensure understanding, while definitions of key terms, diagrams, and case studies support students without a legal background.

Covering all the essential topics addressed on business law modules, including a new chapter on ...

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Overview

With its engaging and accessible writing style, Introduction to Business Law introduces students to the key legal areas relevant to the world of business and work. Practical examples and insights from professionals are included throughout the text to ensure understanding, while definitions of key terms, diagrams, and case studies support students without a legal background.

Covering all the essential topics addressed on business law modules, including a new chapter on intellectual property Law, the text has been reviewed by lecturers and students to ensure the content gives readers the best chance of success in their studies.

Online Resources
The book is accompanied by a comprehensive Online Resource Centre offering a range of resources to support teaching and learning.

Student Resources
DT 'Striking the right balance' Lucy Jones describes how to get the most out of your textbook
DT Suggested answers to end-of-chapter questions
DT Exam tips and advice
DT Flashcard glossary of key terms
DT Multiple choice questions with instant feedback
DT Chapter summary notes

Lecturer Resources
DT Additional assignment questions
DT Group exercises
DT PowerPoint slides for each chapter
DT Research exercises
DT Test bank of questions for use in class assessments

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"The strengths of the chapters reside in the clear exposition of the basic principles of the law, the appropriate illustration by means of relevant cases, and the logical flow of ideas and subject areas which they contain." - Walter Cairns, Manchester Metropolitan University

"I would commend the author for producing a valid text which is interesting, approachable and covers essential material. I could see the text being a popular choice with students and their lecturers. " - Dr. R. L. P. Austen-Baker, Lancaster University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199662876
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/24/2013
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 1,024,844
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Lucy Jones, Principal Lecturer, University of Brighton

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Table of Contents

Part 1 The English Legal System
1. The nature of the english legal system
2. The court system and alternative dispute resolution
3. Sources of law
Part 2 Contract Law
4. Offer and acceptance
5. Intention and capacity
6. Terms
7. Vitiating factors
8. Discharge of contract and contractual remedies
9. Law of agency
10. The sale and supply of goods
Part 3 The Law of Tort
11. Negligence
12. Product liability, defective premises, interference with land and defences
Part 4 Employment Law
13. The employment contract and health and safety at work
14. Discrimination and dismissal
Part 5 The Structure and Management of Business
15. Business organisations
16. Company law I: formation and financing
17. Company law II: company officers and liabilities
18. Company law III: winding up and insolvency
19. Intellectual property law
Part 6 Study Skills and Revision
20. Study skills

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