The Modern Law of Contract
Routledge-Cavendish – 2006 – 560 pages
The Modern Law of Contract builds on the success of the popular Principles of Contract Law. Taking account of a variety of theoretical approaches: economic, sociological and empirical, the book combines meticulous examination of authorities and commentary with a modern and contextual approach.
The range of material covered, combined with an accessible style, means that this book meets the needs of all undergraduate contract courses, enabling students to gain a profound understanding of this pivotal field. It will also be useful for students studying contract law as part of another discipline.
Forming the Agreement. Tests of Enforceability. Intention to Create Legal Relations. Privity. Agency and Assignment. Capacity. The Contents of the Contract. Clauses Excluding or Limiting Liability. Misrepresentation. Mistake. Duress. Undue Influence. Illegality. Agreements Contrary to Public Policy. Contracts Restricting Competition. Frustration. Discharge by Performance or Breach. Remedies. Restitution