The Relational Theory of Contract: Selected Works of Ian MacNeil

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Sweet & Maxwell, 2001 - Contracts - 412 pages
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This is an abridged collection of writings by Ian MacNeil, one of the foremost academics in the field of contract law, on the relational theory of contract. In over 30 books and papers since 1960, MacNeil has made a substantial contribution to the formulation of the relational theory of contract. This collection brings together a number of important works that can be difficult to obtain, to give a concise statement of MacNeil's relational theory and may be of interest to both UK, US and international practitioners and academics. It provides a succinct and accessible statement of MacNeil's thought, and a reference point for all those engaged in advanced contract scholarship. A complete bibliography of writings by MacNeil is also included.

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Ian Macneil and the Relational Theory
The discrete and relational contract norms
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David Campbell is a well-established clinical psychologist, who works as a trainer and clinician for the National Health Service at the Tavistock Clinic in London, and also as a freelance consultant to teams and small organizations. For many years he has been interested in developing techniques for working with organizations that incorporate the principles of systemic thinking. His work has led to consulting and training projects throughout the U.K. and Europe for both public and private sector institutions. He has written several articles and books on this subject and is a co-editor of the Systemic Thinking and Practice Series, containing thirty-nine books, which has promoted many new ideas in this field.

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