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  1. Comparative Contract Law, Second Edition

    Comparative Contract Law, Second Edition

    Thomas Kadner Graziano
    Promoting a ‘learning-by-doing’ approach to comparative contract law and comparative methodology, this updated second edition of Comparative Contract Law updates the first true student reader on the subject. Bringing together extracts from legislation and court practice this textbook lets students experience comparative law in action, and presents a unique guide to European and International contract law. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  2. The Turning Point in Private Law

    The Turning Point in Private Law

    Ugo Mattei, Alessandra Quarta
    Can private law assume an ecological meaning? Can property and contract defend nature? Is tort law an adequate tool for paying environmental damages to future generations? The Turning Point in Private Law explores potential resolutions to these questions, analyzing the evolution of legal thinking in relation to the topics of legal personality, property, contract and tort. The authors pose a suggested list of basic principles for a new, ecological legal system in which private law represents a valid ally for defending our future. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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. The complete Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law series is available online as a low cost institutional subscription. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Law of Obligations

    Law of Obligations

    Geoffrey Samuel
    Designed with English law students and jurists in mind, this book will be an invaluable tool for researching contract, tort and the law of obligations. It is an original contribution not only to European private law but equally to comparative legal studies. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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