Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law

Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law

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Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law is an authoritative, analytical, and well-established textbook, now in its 7th edition. It provides a general overview of the law and full discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the relationship between the common law, legislation, and judicial policy.

In addition, the authors provide a variety of comparative and economic perspectives on the law of tort and its likely development, always placing the subject in its socio-economic context thereby giving students a deeper and richer understanding of tort law.

Written by leading authorities on tort law, this detailed book offers teachers a wide range of topics to cover, while providing students with a text which is both descriptive and reflective of this branch of law.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1008 pages
  • 174 x 246 x 46mm | 1,697g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0199591989
  • 9780199591985
  • 305,567

Table of contents

I SETTING THE SCENE; II THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE; III SPECIAL FORMS OF NEGLIGENCE; IV INTERFERENCE WITH THE PERSON; V LAND, CHATTELS AND INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH ECONOMIC INTERESTS; VI STRICTER FORMS OF LIABILITY; VII PROTECTION OF HUMAN DIGNITY (IN PRIVATE LAW); VIII: DEFENCES AND REMEDIES
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For anyone looking for a thoroughly engaging and comprehensive account of tort law, Markesinis & Deakin's Tort Law is an ideal choice. It is impressively rigorous in its detail and provides enough material to help students achieve those higher marks in exams or essays. * The Student Law Journal *
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About Simon Deakin

Professor Simon Deakin is Professor of Law and a Fellow of Peterhouse at the University of Cambridge.


Mr Angus Johnston is a CUF Lecturer and a Fellow in Law at University College, Oxford University.

Professor Sir Basil Markesinis QC is Jamail Regents Chair of Law, University of Texas and is an honorary QC.
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