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Understanding Contract Law (5th edition)

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Author(s): Adams, Captain John; Brownsword, Professor Roger;
Classification(s): Contract law;
Readership / Audience Level: Further/Higher Education;Professional & Vocational
ISBN-13: 9781847031167
ISBN-10: 1847031161
Publication Date: 30 Apr 2007
Imprint: Sweet & Maxwell
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Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding / Product Type: Paperback
Pages: 304
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* Presents a succinct but intellectually challenging overview of contract law * Goes beyond traditional black letter exposition to provide a real understanding of the subject * Offers a unique analysis of contract doctrine the authors terminology of market-individualism and consumer-welfarism has been widely adopted * Explains how the contract rule-book emerged, and how the rule-book doctrines and particular judicial decisions reflect a range of underlying tensions (relating to the general ideologies of adjudication and the particular ideologies of contract) * Includes all key case law and statutory developments

Part 1: Groundwork;
Understanding Contract: First Steps;
The Rule-Book in Historical Perspective;
Contractual Disputes;
Part 2: The Judges and the Rule-Book;
The Conditions of Enforceability;
The Concept of Risk;
The Ideologies of Contract;
Part 3: The Rule-Book and the Transformation of Contract;
Contract Transformed;
Understanding Contract as a Social Phenomenon;



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