The Modern Law of Contract / Edition 7 by Richard Stone, James Devenney | | 9780415425285 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Modern Law of Contract / Edition 7

The Modern Law of Contract / Edition 7

by Richard Stone, James Devenney
     
 

ISBN-10: 041542528X

ISBN-13: 9780415425285

Pub. Date: 07/30/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Written by a leading author and lecturer with over thirty years experience teaching and examining contract law, this very popular and well-established textbook has been fully updated and revised for this new edition. Exploring all recent developments and case decisions in the field of contract law, this volume combines a meticulous examination of authorities and

Overview

Written by a leading author and lecturer with over thirty years experience teaching and examining contract law, this very popular and well-established textbook has been fully updated and revised for this new edition. Exploring all recent developments and case decisions in the field of contract law, this volume combines a meticulous examination of authorities and commentaries with a modern contextual approach. Taking into account a variety of theoretical approaches: economic, sociological and empirical, Stone examines a broad range of material. Now features include: content that is mapped onto the common undergraduate syllabus and course outlines; chapter introductions highlighting the salient features under discussion, with short chapter table of contents to enable easier navigation; expanded further reading at the end of each chapter to guide further study and independent research; 'For thought' think points throughout the text where students are asked to consider 'what if' scenarios (e.g. what if a particular case had differenf facts); a Companion Website with yearly updates and guidance to useful websites; a highly accessible and flexible layout that meets the needs of a broad range of undergraduate students on contract courses. Clearly written and easy to use, this book enables undergraduate students of contract law of fully engage with the topic and gain a profound understanding of this pivotal area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415425285
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/30/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
680
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     xiii
Table of Cases     xv
Table of Statutes     xxxv
Table of International Instruments     xli
Introduction     1
Forming the Agreement     29
Tests of Enforceability     97
Intention to Create Legal Relations     151
Privity     167
Agency     207
Capacity     231
The Contents of the Contract     245
Clauses Excluding or Limiting Liability     287
Misrepresentation     339
Mistake     371
Duress     405
Undue Influence     421
Illegality and Public Policy     459
Contracts in Restraint of Trade     493
Frustration     507
Discharge by Performance or Breach     535
Remedies     565
Restitution     613
Bibliography     623
Index     631

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