The Modern Law of Contract: Seventh Edition / Edition 8

The Modern Law of Contract: Seventh Edition / Edition 8

by Richard Stone, James Devenney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415481376

ISBN-13: 9780415481373

Pub. Date: 06/22/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Written by a leading author and lecturer with over thirty years experience teaching and examining contract law, The Modern Law of Contract continues to equip students with a clear and logical introduction to contract law.

Exploring all of the recent developments and case decisions in the field of contract law, it combines a meticulous examination of

Overview

Written by a leading author and lecturer with over thirty years experience teaching and examining contract law, The Modern Law of Contract continues to equip students with a clear and logical introduction to contract law.

Exploring all of the recent developments and case decisions in the field of contract law, it combines a meticulous examination of authorities and commentaries with a modern contextual approach. An ideal accessible introduction to contract law for students coming to legal study for the first time, this leading textbook offers straight-forward explanations of all of the topics found on an undergraduate or GDL contract law module. At the same time, coverage of a variety of theoretical approaches: economic, sociological and empirical encourages reflective thought and critical analysis.

New features include:

boxed chapter summaries, which help to consolidate learning and understanding

additional 'For thought' think points throughout the text where students are asked to consider 'what if'scenarios

new diagrams to illustrate principles and facilitate the understanding of concepts and interrelationships

new Key Case close-ups designed to help students identify key cases within contract law and improve their understanding of the facts and context of each case

a Companion Website with half-yearly updates; chapter-by-chapter Multiple Choice Questions; a Flashcard glossary; contract law skills advice; PowerPoint slides of the diagrams within the book; and sample essay questions

new, attractive two-colour text design to improve presentation and help consolidate learning.

Clearly written and easy to use, this book enables undergraduate students of contract law to fully engage with the topic and gain a profound understanding of this pivotal area.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415481373
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Forming the Agreement; Consideration and Other Tests of Enforceability; Intention to Create Legal Relations; Privity; Capacity; The Contents of the Contract; Clauses Excluding or Limiting Liability; Misrepresentation; Mistake; Duress; Undue Influence; Illegality and Public Policy; Contracts in Restraint of Trade; Frustration; Discharge by Performance or Breach; Remedies; Restitution; Theories of Contract Law

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