Tort Law Directions

Tort Law Directions

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Do you understand the key elements of negligence? Are you confused by the concept of defamation? Tort Law Directions tackles these and many more questions, introducing you to this exciting area of law. The Directions series has been written with students in mind.
The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them: * Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly * Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear * Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law * Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence * Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support studies, including: * Guidance on answering problem and essay questions * Glossary * Podcasts Additional lecturer resources include: * Test bank
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 207 x 248 x 20mm | 967g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0198753241
  • 9780198753247
  • 850,631

Table of contents

1: Introduction: what is tort law?
2: The tort system
3: Trespass to the person and to land
4: Negligence: duty of care
5: Breach of duty
6: Negligence: causation
7: Negligence: duty of care problem areas
8: General defences
9: Negligence: liability relating to premises
10: Employers' liability and non-delegable duties
11: Vicarious liability
12: Product liability
13: Nuisance
14: Rylands v Fletcher
15: Elements of defamation
16: Defences to defamation
17: Privacy and misuse of private information
18: Remedies and limitation
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...a straight-forward, well written book which sets out the subject area in a clear and concise manner. Shilan Shah-Davis, Senior Lecturer, Bristol Law School, UWE, Bristol
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Excellent textbook, complete, accessible. * Stefania Marassi, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands * ...a straight-forward, well written book which sets out the subject area in a clear and concise manner. * Shilan Shah-Davis, Senior Lecturer, Bristol Law School, UWE, Bristol *
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