The Politics of the Draft Common Frame of Reference [NOOK Book]

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This collection of essays reflects both the diversity of the group’s work and the common thread that runs through it. The core claim here is that the DCFR, despite the Commission’s characterization of its proposals as purely technical, cannot escape politics. The intent is to critically identify and evaluate the model of social justice underlying the DCFR.
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The Politics of the Draft Common Frame of Reference

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Overview

This collection of essays reflects both the diversity of the group’s work and the common thread that runs through it. The core claim here is that the DCFR, despite the Commission’s characterization of its proposals as purely technical, cannot escape politics. The intent is to critically identify and evaluate the model of social justice underlying the DCFR.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789041144829
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 6/22/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 248
  • File size: 454 KB

Table of Contents



List of Contributors, Preface , List of Abbreviations , Part One The Shaping of a European Private Law Chapter 1 An Optional Instrument for Consumer Contracts in the EU: Conflict of Laws and Conflict of Policies Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi Chapter 2 Grand European Code Napoléon or Concise Uniform Contract Law? Defining the Scope of a Common Frame of Reference Stefan Grundmann Chapter 3 The DCFR: A Technical or Political Toolbox? Ruth Sefton-Green Chapter 4 Some Like It Soft: Soft Law and Hard Law in the Shaping of European Contract Law Alessandro Somma Part Two Freedom of Contract and Social Justice Chapter 5 Party Autonomy and Freedom of Contract Today Guido Alpa Chapter 6 The CFR and Social Justice Martijn Hesselink Chapter 7 The DCFR, Public Policy, Mandatory Rules, and the Welfare State Jacobien W. Rutgers Part Three Consumer Protection Chapter 8 Much Ado About (Almost) Nothing: The Integration of the So-Called ‘Consumer Acquis’ in the Draft Common Frame of Reference Brigitta Lurger Chapter 9 Unfair Terms and Unfairness Test in Contracts between Businesses and Consumers Marisa Meli Chapter 10 ‘Technical Harmonization’ versus Substantive Differences: Termination and Withdrawal in the Draft Common Frame of Reference Peter Rott Part Four Other Specific Issues Chapter 11 Non-contractual Liability Arising Out of Damage Caused to Another: The Making of a Hybrid Gert Brüggemeier Chapter 12 On the Economics of Good Faith Acquisition Protection in the DCFR Arthur F. Salomons ,

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