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Contract : cases and materials / H.G. Beale, W.D. Bishop, M.P. Furmston.

By: Beale, H. G.
Contributor(s): Bishop, W. D. (William D.) | Furmston, M. P.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: KD1554 .B43 2008Publication: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Edition: 5th ed.Description: lix, 1269 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780199287369; 0199287368.Subject(s): Contracts -- England -- Cases | Contracts -- Wales -- CasesGenre/Form: Quelle.
Contents:
Contracts and contract law -- Contract, tort and restitution -- The functions of contract law -- Economic analysis of contract law -- Empirical work -- Consideration -- Intention to create legal relations -- Offer and acceptance -- Uncertainty and incompleteness -- Communication mistakes -- Express terms in oral agreements -- Contents of written contracts -- Inaccurate information and misrepresentation -- Gap-filling by interpretation -- Implied terms -- Discharge by frustration -- Expectation mistakes -- Discharge by construction -- Duties of disclosure -- Some preliminary questions -- Withholding performance and termination for default -- Damages -- Literal enforcement -- Restitutionary remedies --
Why are promises binding? -- Economic analysis of contract law -- The impact of the empirical studies -- Critical approaches to contract -- Developing the relational contract notion -- Fairness and distributive justice -- Transformation thesis -- Rescission, variation, waiver and promissory estoppel -- Adjustments in longer term contracts -- Duress -- Undue pressure and undue influence -- Unconscionable bargains -- A general principle? -- Standard-form contracts -- Exclusion clauses -- Unfair terms in consumer contracts -- Regulated contracts -- Contracts contrary to public policy -- Contracts involving the commission of a crime or a tort -- Contracts in restraint of trade -- Agency -- Privity and the benefit of a contract between others -- Subsequent assignment of the benefit of a contract -- Privity and burdens -- Assignment and the burden of a contract.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contracts and contract law -- Contract, tort and restitution -- The functions of contract law -- Economic analysis of contract law -- Empirical work -- Consideration -- Intention to create legal relations -- Offer and acceptance -- Uncertainty and incompleteness -- Communication mistakes -- Express terms in oral agreements -- Contents of written contracts -- Inaccurate information and misrepresentation -- Gap-filling by interpretation -- Implied terms -- Discharge by frustration -- Expectation mistakes -- Discharge by construction -- Duties of disclosure -- Some preliminary questions -- Withholding performance and termination for default -- Damages -- Literal enforcement -- Restitutionary remedies --

Why are promises binding? -- Economic analysis of contract law -- The impact of the empirical studies -- Critical approaches to contract -- Developing the relational contract notion -- Fairness and distributive justice -- Transformation thesis -- Rescission, variation, waiver and promissory estoppel -- Adjustments in longer term contracts -- Duress -- Undue pressure and undue influence -- Unconscionable bargains -- A general principle? -- Standard-form contracts -- Exclusion clauses -- Unfair terms in consumer contracts -- Regulated contracts -- Contracts contrary to public policy -- Contracts involving the commission of a crime or a tort -- Contracts in restraint of trade -- Agency -- Privity and the benefit of a contract between others -- Subsequent assignment of the benefit of a contract -- Privity and burdens -- Assignment and the burden of a contract.

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