Contract

Contract : A Critical Commentary

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Taking contract doctrine seriously leads to an engagement with deeper questions about the grounds of contractual obligation, the importance of contract law in reality and the nature of change within the law. Providing a commentary on orthodox descriptive accounts of the law of contract, this book focuses on consumer contract, and sees the need for the legislative rescue of consumers as a symptom of past doctrinal failure in the general law.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 134.62 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • bibliography, list, index
  • 0745305490
  • 9780745305493

About John Wightman

John Wightman is lecturer in law at the University of Kent at Canterbury.show more

Table of contents

Black letter and beyond - broadening the study of contract; competing rationales for contract; contract law and reality; the invention of classical contract; the classical law and the triumph of contract; transformation and modern contract; divergence and pluralism in modern contract; judicial review and the scope of contract; the province of contract; the potential of contract.show more