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Essays on Contract : Clarendon Paperbacks - P. S. Atiyah

Essays on Contract

Clarendon Paperbacks

Paperback Published: 2nd August 1990
ISBN: 9780198254447
Number Of Pages: 406

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This is a revised edition of the paperback, Essays on Contract which was published by OUP in 1988. With the addition of a further previously unpublished essay, this book can be seen as the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of Professor Atiyah's views on the law and theory of contract. The new essay `Freedom of Contract and the New Right' charts the latest shift in the development of contract law, this time back in the direction of Freedom of Contract. This shift, Professor Atiyah argues, can be traced directly to the growing strength of the `New Right' and its advocacy of political and economic freedom.

`these essays are of the highest quality and will be compulsory reading for any serious student of the law of obligations.' The Irish Jurist

The modern role of contract law; contracts, promises and the law of obligations; Holmes and the theory of contract; Fuller and the theory of contract; form and substance in contract law; the liberal theory of contract; executory contracts, expectation damages and the economic analysis of contract; consideration - a restatement; judicial techniques and the law of contract; misrepresentation, warranty and Estoppel; contract and fair exchange; freedom of contract and the New Right.

ISBN: 9780198254447
ISBN-10: 019825444X
Series: Clarendon Paperbacks
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 406
Published: 2nd August 1990
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.8  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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