Law in Context: The Law of Contract (4th Revised edition)

Law in Context: The Law of Contract (4th Revised edition)

By: Hugh Collins (author)Paperback

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Previous editions of this text have consistently been a favourite amongst common law lawyers. This new edition has been brought fully up-to-date and will be of interest to those studying 'advanced' obligations/common law modules. Undergraduates who study contract courses with a strong socio-legal tradition will also find this text invaluable as it uniquely grounds the nature of contract law in its social and political context.


1. Contract and market; 2. The transformation of the law of contract; 3. Tests of enforceability; 4. Consideration and the exchange model; 5. Estoppel and the reliance model; 6. The contractualization of social life; 7. Ascription of contractual responsibility; 8. Coercion and competitive markets; 9. The moment of responsibility; 10. The duty to negotiate with care; 11. Terms; 12. Mandatory obligations; 13. Fairness; 14. The range of liability; 15. Co-operation; 16. Agreed remedies; 17. Judicial remedies.

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  • ISBN13: 9780521606431
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 492
  • ID: 9780521606431
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0521606438
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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