The Law of Contract

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Cambridge University Press, 2003 - Law - 441 pages
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Previous editions of this text have consistently been a favourite amongst common law lawyers. This new edition has been brought fully up to date and will be of interest to those studying 'advanced' obligations/common law modules. Undergraduates who study contract courses with a strong socio-legal tradition will also find this text invaluable as it uniquely grounds the nature of contract law in its social and political context.
 

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Contents

Table of statutes
xix
Common Law Procedure Act 1852 388 Ptlss 19 321
xl
Table of EC legislation
xlvii
Towards a new conception
8
E The constitution of the market
14
Gaming Act 1845
18
The transformation of the law of contract
20
Contextual legal reasoning
35
Failure to disclose information
198
Abuse of position of trust
209
G Rationale for the duty to negotiate with care
216
B Incorporation of express terms
223
E Implied terms
238
Mandatory obligations
247
Statutory invalidity
253
G Negotiated regulation
266

Companies Act 1985 21 207
41
Human Rights Act 1998 4445
44
Tests of enforceability
46
Illegality and public policy
51
Consideration and the exchange model
58
Intention to create legal relations
67
Estoppel and the reliance model
74
The classification of the reliance model
85
The contractualization of social life
94
E The purpose of markets
106
Ascription of contractual responsibility
114
E Consent by remote parties
127
G Autonomy and responsibility
135
Undue influence
143
Affirmation and bars to rescission
152
The moment of responsibility
158
Instrumentalism
171
Precontractual responsibility
177
B Fairness in the common law
272
Statutory controls
283
Judicial revision
293
The range of liability
302
B Parties to the contract
308
Rationale of privity
314
E Statutory reform
325
B Performance of the contract
333
Modifications to the contract
341
Termination for breach of contract
356
Agreed remedies
364
Security
379
E Guarantees and indemnities
391
A Judicial enforcement mechanisms
397
Damages
405
E Compulsory performance
427
Index
435
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