Understanding contract law


London : Sweet&Maxwell, 2007

x, 292 p.

Paperback, used in good condition.


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

Adams, John N.
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