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Law 2013 - Cambridge University Press India

6 Constitutional and administrative law, public law / Contract lawTextbookLaw andAdministrationThird editionCarol HarlowLondon School of Economics and PoliticalScienceand Richard RawlingsUniversity College LondonContextualised study setting out thefoundations of administrative law, withdiscussion of case law and legislation toshow practical application.‘A compelling reworking of anadministrative law classic. Thefirst two editions of Law andAdministration set new standards forempirically-grounded administrativelaw scholarship. Admirers of thetext in its previous manifestationswill quickly recognise the newedition’s distinctive (and inimitable)interweaving of theory, doctrineand insightful case studies, allunderpinned by meticulous research.This fascinating update demandsattention from all those studying thisfast-moving field.’Thomas Poole, London School of Economics andPolitical ScienceContents: 1. Red and green light theories;2. The changing state; 3. Transformingjudicial review; 4. Making the law;5. Rules and discretion; 6. Regulation andgovernance; 7. Regulatory design andaccountability; 8. Contractual revolution;9. Contract, contract, contract; 10. Intothe jungle: complaints, grievances anddisputes; 11. Tribunals in transition; 12. TheParliamentary Ombudsman: firewatcher orfirefighter?; 13. Inquiries: a costly placebo?;14. Procedural review: continuity andchange; 15. Elite dimension: court structuresand process; 16. Judicial review andadministration: a tangled web; 17. ‘Goldenhandshakes’: compensation and liability.Law in Context2009 247 x 174 mm 879pp 3 b/w illus.978-0-521-19707-6 Hardback £92.00978-0-521-70179-2 Paperback £40.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9780521197076Contract lawCommercialContract LawTransatlantic PerspectivesEdited by Larry A. DiMatteoUniversity of FloridaQi ZhouUniversity of SheffieldSeverine SaintierUniversity of Sheffieldand Keith RowleyUniversity of Nevada, Las VegasThis book is a comparative look atthe law of commercial contracts asconstructed by the US and UK legalsystems. Leading scholars from bothsides of the Atlantic provide works oforiginal scholarship focusing on thecurrent debates and trends from the twodominant common law systems.2013 228 x 152 mm 590pp 3 tables978-1-107-02808-1 Hardback c. £80.00Publication March 2013www.cambridge.org/9781107028081Vitiation of ContractsInternational ContractualPrinciples and English LawGareth SparkUniversity of East AngliaGareth Spark proposes a new theorywhich explains the links between thevarious rules which can potentiallyinvalidate a contract and comparesEnglish law in this area with statementsof international contractual principles.2012 228 x 152 mm 368pp978-1-107-03178-4 Hardback £65.00www.cambridge.org/9781107031784Contracts in theReal WorldStories of Popular Contracts andWhy They MatterLawrence A. CunninghamGeorge Washington University Law SchoolThis book explores the complexitiesof contracts in a real-world contextthrough a series of engaging real-lifestories that journey across contract law‘sdynamic terrain, equipping readers withthe vehicle to glimpse its majesty andappreciate its utility.‘Lawrence Cunningham has written ahighly original and important book.For novices and long-time contractlaw scholars alike, the book iseducational and insightful. The authorpresents a fun accounting of theessence of contracts both historicallyand in the present. One is moved fromthe position of viewing canonicalcontract cases as mere milestones ofevolution to an understanding that therationales behind these cases remainembedded in modern contract law.Cunningham has performed a serviceto legal scholarship by breathing newlife into the relics of the past in orderto better understand the cases oftoday.’Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor ofContract Law and Legal Studies, University ofFlorida2012 228 x 152 mm 278pp978-1-107-02007-8 Hardback £60.00978-1-107-60746-0 Paperback £19.99eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9781107020078TextbookContract LawNeil AndrewsUniversity of CambridgeA fresh approach to contract law froman experienced teacher, combiningsummary of the main propositions,analysis and case-law excerpts.‘Logically structured, coveringall essential topics in the field.Particularly, the writing style is‘student friendly’ – very sufficient andeasy to read.’Dr Shuangge Wen, Swansea UniversityContents: Part I. Introduction:1. Main features of contract law;Part II. Formation: 2. The pre-contractualphase; 3. Offer and acceptance;4. Certainty; Part III. Considerationand Intent to Create Legal Relations:5. Consideration and estoppel; 6. Intentto create legal relations; Part IV. ThirdParties and Assignment: 7. Third parties;8. Assignment; Part V. Vitiating Elements:9. Misrepresentation; 10. Mistake;11. Duress, undue influence, andunconscionability; Part VI. Terms andInterpretation: 12. Terms in general;13. Implied terms; 14. Interpretationand rectification of written contracts;15. Exclusion clauses; Part VII. Breakdownand Liability: 16. Frustration; 17. Breachand performance; Part VIII. Remedies forBreach: 18. Judicial remedies for breachof contract; 19. Consensual remedies forbreach of contract: liquidated damagesand deposits; Part IX. Illegality and PublicPolicy: 20. Illegality and public policy;Part X. The Future: 21. International andEuropean`soft law codes’: lessons forEnglish law?2011 247 x 174 mm 798pp978-0-521-19943-8 Hardback £74.00978-0-521-12467-6 Paperback £35.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9780521199438@legal_editions

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