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  1. Tenancy Law and Housing Policy in Europe

    Tenancy Law and Housing Policy in Europe

    Edited by Christoph U. Schmid
    Tenancy law has developed in all EU member states for decades, or even centuries, but constitutes a widely blank space in comparative and European law. This book fills an important gap in the literature by considering the diverse and complex panorama of housing policies, markets and their legal regulation across Europe. Expert contributors argue that that while unification is neither politically desired nor opportune, a European recommendation of best practices including draft rules and default contracts implementing a regulatory equilibrium would be a rewarding step forward. Learn More
    January 2018   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  2. Comparative Contract Law

    Comparative Contract Law

    Edited by John O. Haley
    As cross-border transactions expand in our contemporary global economy, the significance of comparative contract law is evermore apparent. In addition the role of lawyers in transactional counselling as well as dispute resolution has become increasingly prominent. Appreciation of the principal similarities and differences between the two major subdivisions of Common Law—the United States and the British Commonwealth—and Civil Law—French versus German law—has thus become imperative. Together with an original introduction by the editor this compilation of classic key papers by leading scholars endeavours to facilitate such appreciation and will prove an essential reference point for students, researchers and policymakers. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  3. Research Handbook on EU Tort Law

    Research Handbook on EU Tort Law

    Edited by Paula Giliker
    The Research Handbook on EU Tort Law focuses on the study of the law of tort/delict/non-contractual liability of the European Union and examines the institutional liability of the EU, Francovich liability, and liability arising from a variety of EU secondary legislation (directives/regulations). The impact of EU tort law on national legal systems is wide-ranging, covering areas such as consumer law, competition law, data protection law, employment law, insurance law and financial services law. It also discusses the potential development of a European culture of tort law and harmonisation. This comprehensive Research Handbook contains contributions from leading authors in their field, representing a cross-section of European jurisdictions. It offers an authoritative reference point for academics, students and practitioners studying or working in this field, but one which is also accessible for those approaching the subject for the first time. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  4. Contract and Regulation

    Contract and Regulation

    Edited by Roger Brownsword, Rob A.J. van Gestel, Hans-W. Micklitz
    Contract and Regulation: A Handbook on New Methods of Law Making in Private Law sheds light on the darker side of contracts. It begins by exploring the ‘regulatory space’ in which projects are planned, deals are done, and goods and services are consumed, then shows how a ‘bottom-up’ approach can be adopted in order to view this transactional space through the eyes of contractors. The expert contributors explore modes of governance that do not fit nicely into traditional contract theory, paying special attention to three key examples: governance and codes of conduction, networks and relations, compliance and use. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  5. The Common Law Employment Relationship

    The Common Law Employment Relationship

    Gordon Anderson, Douglas Brodie, Joellen Riley
    The contract of employment provides in many jurisdictions the legal foundation for the employment of workers. This book examines how the development of the common law under the influence of contemporary social and economic pressures has caused this contract to evolve. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  6. Contract Law

    Contract Law

    Jan M. Smits
    This innovative and accessible text offers a straightforward and clear introduction to the law of contract suitable for use across geographical boundaries. It introduces the key principles of contract law by comparing solutions from different jurisdictions and has an innovative design with text boxes, colour and graphics, making it a highly attractive tool for studying. This revised second edition has been updated to reflect the most recent changes in the law, including the French reform of the law of obligations and the new UK Consumer Rights Act. A whole new chapter on contracts and third parties has also been added. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  7. The Legal Challenges of Social Media

    The Legal Challenges of Social Media

    Edited by David Mangan, Lorna E. Gillies
    Social media enables instant access to individual self-expression and the sharing of information. Social media issues are boundless, permeating distinct legal disciplines. The law has struggled to adapt and for good reason: how does the law regulate this medium over the public/private law divide? This book engages with the legal implications of social media from public and private law perspectives and outlines how the law, in various legal sub-disciplines and with varying success, has endeavoured to adapt existing tools to social media. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  8. Shapo on The Law of Products Liability

    Shapo on The Law of Products Liability

    Marshall S. Shapo
    An authoritative, in-depth study of issues in products liability litigation, this comprehensive treatise traces the law of products liability from its roots in contract and tort to its development into the challenging, complex modern law of the subject. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 880.00   Web: $ 792.00
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  9. Comparative Contract Law

    Comparative Contract Law

    Edited by Pier Giuseppe Monateri
    This comprehensive Handbook offers a thoughtful survey of contract theories, issues and cases in order to reassess the field's present vision of contract law. It engages a critical search for the fault lines which cross traditions of thought and globalized landscapes. Comparative Contract Law is built around four main groups of insights, including: the genealogies of contractual theoretical thinking; the contentious relationship between private governance and normative regulations; the competing styles used to stage contract law; and the concurring opinions expressed within the domain of other disciplines, such as literature and political theory. The chapters in the book tease out the tensions between a global context and local frameworks as well as the movable thresholds between canonical expressions and heterodox constructions. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  10. Implied Terms in English Contract Law, Second Edition

    Implied Terms in English Contract Law, Second Edition

    Richard Austen-Baker
    This Second Edition is the leading account of contract law in England & Wales in relation to implied terms and has been fully revised and updated to cover recent developments in the law. Key features include analysis of the major changes to statutory implied terms brought by the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and detailed examination of the decisions of the Privy Council in A-G of Belize v. Belize Telecom and of the UK Supreme Court in BNP Paribas v. Marks & Spencer. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  11. Advanced Introduction to Private Law

    Advanced Introduction to Private Law

    Jan M. Smits
    In this Advanced Introduction, one of the world’s leading private law scholars takes the reader on an intellectual journey through the different facets and dimensions of the field, from the family home to Kuta Beach and from Thomas Piketty to Nina Hagen. This concise book provides an accessible and fresh introduction to private law, presenting the topic as a unified whole of which the main branches – on contract, tort, property, family and inheritance – are governed by conflicts between individual autonomy and countervailing principles. The book stands out as a unique account of how private law allows individuals to optimally flourish in matters of economy, work, leisure, family and life in general. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. The Sale of Misattributed Artworks and Antiques at Auction

    The Sale of Misattributed Artworks and Antiques at Auction

    Anne L. Bandle
    The glamour and mystery of the art auction, gathering interested buyers from across the globe, makes it one of the most fascinating marketplaces in existence. ‘Sleepers’, artworks or antiques that have been undervalued and mislabelled due to an expert’s oversight and consequently undersold, appear regularly. This fascinating new book provides the first extensive study of the phenomenon of sleepers through an in-depth analysis of the contractual relationships, liability and remedies that arise in the context of auction sales. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  13. The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses

    The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses

    Nancy S. Kim
    This accessible textbook helps students learn essential transactional skills by explaining the meaning and purpose of common contract clauses and exploring some potential pitfalls associated with their use. Nancy Kim utilizes select case summaries and contract clause examples to illustrate doctrinal concepts and how they may affect a transaction. The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses will prove to be an invaluable resource in the classroom, as it will support law students in becoming preventive lawyers by teaching them how to preempt problems, reduce risks and add value to transactions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  14. Research Handbook on EU Consumer and Contract Law

    Research Handbook on EU Consumer and Contract Law

    Edited by Christian Twigg-Flesner
    Research Handbook on EU Consumer and Contract Law takes stock of the evolution of this fascinating area of private law to date and identifies key themes for future development of the law and research agendas. The Handbook is divided into three parts: first, authors examine a range of cross-cutting issues relevant to both consumer and contract law. The second part discusses specific topics on EU Consumer Law, and the final part focuses on a number of important subjects which remain current for the development of EU Contract Law. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  15. Class Actions in Context

    Class Actions in Context

    Edited by Deborah R. Hensler, Christopher Hodges, Ianika Tzankova
    In recent years collective litigation procedures have spread across the globe, accompanied by hot controversy and normative debate. Yet virtually nothing is known about how these procedures operate in practice. Based on extensive documentary and interview research, this volume presents the results of the first comparative investigation of class actions and group litigation ‘in action’, in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  16. Comparative Tort Law

    Comparative Tort Law

    Edited by Mauro Bussani, Anthony J. Sebok
    Comparative Tort Law: Global Perspectives provides a framework for analyzing and understanding the current state of tort law in most of the world's legal systems. The book examines tort law theories, rules and cultures. It looks at general issues at play throughout the globe, such as causation, economic and non-economic damages, product and professional liability, as well as the relationship between tort law and crime, insurance, and public welfare schemes. The book also provides insightful case studies by analyzing specific features of selected tort systems in Europe, USA, Latin America, East Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  17. Informed Insurance Choice?

    Informed Insurance Choice?

    Leander D. Loacker
    Enabling informed choices with regards to mass risk insurance is an aim pursued for decades now at both the national and European level. This book explores the extent to which the imposing of disclosure duties on the insurer may actually contribute to this end and where it inevitably reaches limits. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  18. Rethinking Contract Law and Contract Design

    Rethinking Contract Law and Contract Design

    Victor P. Goldberg
    Rethinking Contract Law and Contract Design presents a rich array of ideas that reassess the law and economics of contractual relations. Victor P. Goldberg uses a transactional framework to critically analyse and re-evaluate contract doctrine and specific legal cases. This important work examines particular contractual precepts whilst conducting a detailed exercise in legal archaeology, challenging readers to reconsider significant legal decisions by forensic exploration of records, briefs, and other materials, including the staple cases of textbooks and casebooks. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  19. Legal Services Regulation at the Crossroads

    Legal Services Regulation at the Crossroads

    Noel Semple
    Through a comparative study of English-speaking jurisdictions, this book seeks to illuminate the policy choices involved in legal services regulation as well as the important consequences of those choices. Regulation can protect the interests of clients and the public, and reinforce the rule of law. On the other hand, legal services regulation can also undermine access to justice and suppress innovation, while failing to accomplish any of its lofty ambitions. The book seeks a path forward to increasing regulation's benefits and reducing its burdens for clients and for the public. It proposes a client-centric approach to enhance access to justice and service quality, while revitalizing legal professionalism, self-regulation, and independence. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts

    Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts

    Edited by Jennifer H. Arlen
    This pioneering Handbook contains specially-commissioned chapters on tort law from leading experts in the field. This volume evaluates issues of vital importance to those seeking to understand and reform the tort law and the litigation process, taking a multi-disciplinary approach, including theoretical economic analysis, empirical analysis, socio-economic analysis, and behavioral analysis. Topics discussed include products liability, medical malpractice, causation, proximate cause, joint and several liability, class actions, mass torts, vicarious liability, settlement, damage rules, juries, tort reform, and potential alternatives to the tort system. Scholars, students, legal practitioners, regulators, and judges with an interest in tort law, litigation, damages, and reform will find this seminal Handbook an invaluable addition to their libraries. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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