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The Law of Obligations : Connections and Boundaries - Andrew Robertson

The Law of Obligations

Connections and Boundaries

By: Andrew Robertson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 28th June 2004
ISBN: 9781844720125
Number Of Pages: 250

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This collection of essays makes an important contribution to debate about the structure underlying private law and the relationships between its different branches. The contributors, including leading private law scholars from Australia, England and Canada, provide valuable insights by looking beyond the traditional categories and accepted structure of the law of obligations.

This book covers three topics. The first is concerned with classification and the law of remedies. The chapters on this topic deal with both the classification of remedies themselves and with remedial issues that cross classificatory boundaries within the law of obligations. The chapters on the second topic reconsider some of the boundaries drawn by judges and scholars within the law of obligations. The third topic deals with the relationship between obligations and property.

The chapters in this book offer illuminating new perspectives on fundamental issues in the law of obligations. Together, they provide a thought-provoking reconsideration of connections and boundaries in private law.

Connections and Boundaries in Private Law
Remedies and the Classification of Obligations
The Meaning of 'Damages': Common Law and Equity
Rescission, Restitution and Contractual Ordering: The Role of Plaintiff Election
'Unjust Enrichment': The Same Old Mistake?
On the Distinction Between Contract and Tort
The 'Other' Category in the Classification of Obligations
Integrating Property and Obligations
Owning Secrets: 'Property' in Confidential Information?
Contract Rights as Property Rights
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ISBN: 9781844720125
ISBN-10: 1844720128
Series: UCL S.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 28th June 2004
Publisher: UCL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 2

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