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Textbook on Contract Law By Jill Poole (Professor of Commercial Law, University of the West of England)

Textbook on Contract Law

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Suitable for undergraduates new to the subject, this text offers an account of the modern law of contract. It opens with an overview of the key theories and issues surrounding contract law, and then goes onto a detailed treatment of all key topics.

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Textbook on Contract Law by Jill Poole (Professor of Commercial Law, University of the West of England)

This is a new edition of the established Textbook on Contract Law by Professor Jill Poole. Designed specifically for undergraduates new to the subject, this title offers a well-structured and straightforward account of the modern law of contract. The text opens with an overview of the key theories and issues surrounding contract contract law which places the subject in its wider context, then goes on to a detailed treatment of all key topics, offering succinct explanations of complex ideas. Other features of the book include chapter summaries that draw key themes and issues together, selected further reading lists, and useful web links to guide students towards the most relevant and up-to-date resources available. Online Resource Centre Lecturer resources - Testbank Student resources - Guidance on answering questions in contract law - Questions and answers - Student questions - Updates - Web links

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About Jill Poole (Professor of Commercial Law, University of the West of England)



Jill Poole is Professor of Commercial Law at the University of the West of England, a barrister of Lincoln's Inn, and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to the law of contract; I FORMATION; 2. Agreement; 3. Agreement problems; 4. Consideration, promissory estoppel, and form; 5. Intention to create legal relations; II CONTENT, INTERPRETATION, PERFORMANCE, AND BREACH; 6. Content of the contract and principles of interpretation; 7. Exemption clauses and unfair contract terms; 8. Discharge by performance, agreement, and breach; III ENFORCEMENT OF CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS; 9. Damages for breach of contract; 10. Remedies providing for specific relief and restitutionary remedies; 11. Privity of contract and third party rights; 12. Discharge by frustration: subsequent impossibility; IV METHODS OF POLICING THE MAKING OF THE CONTRACT; 13. Non-agreement mistake; 14. Misrepresentation; 15. Duress, undue influence, and unconscionable bargains; 16. Illegality and capacity to contract

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Textbook on Contract Law by Jill Poole (Professor of Commercial Law, University of the West of England)
Jill Poole (Professor of Commercial Law, University of the West of England)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2006-05-11
680
019928248X
9780199282487
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