Comparative contract law

by Gabriela Shalev

Publisher: Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto]

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Cases,
  • Comparative law,
  • Contracts (International law)

Edition Notes

StatementGabriela Shalev
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26430951M
OCLC/WorldCa225476503

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Contract Law: A Comparative Introduction (2nd ed.) by Jan M. Smits. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it.   From the back cover: This comprehensive book offers a thoughtful survey of theories, issues and cases in order to reassess the present vision of contract law. Comparative refers both to the specific kind of methodologies implied and to the polyphonic perspectives collected on the main topics, with the aim of superseding the conventional forms of .   The book of which one chapter is presented here seeks to combine the two: it introduces students to the field of contract law by way of a comparative approach. It assumes that contract law is an international discipline that can be taught on basis of common principles and methods, just like economics, psychology or any other field of academic Cited by: 1. This book introduces readers to the main principles of Turkish contract law, and particularly analyzes the general provisions of the Turkish Code of Obligations. Moreover, in order to illuminate certain key subjects, it discusses selected provisions of the Turkish Civil Code, the Turkish Commercial Code and the Turkish Bankruptcy and.

Promoting a 'learning-by-doing' approach to comparative contract law and comparative methodology, this updated second edition of the first true student reader on the subject brings together extracts from legislation and court practice in a way that lets students experience comparative law in action. This unique guide to European and International contract law .   [Read book] Contract Law: An Introduction to the English Law of Contract for the Civil Lawyer. The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law provides a wide-ranging and highly diverse survey as well as a critical assessment of comparative law at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It summarizes and evaluates a discipline that is time-honoured but not easily understood in all its dimensions. The book contains forty-three articles. The aim of each article is to provide an . The ordonnance thoroughly reforms French contract law and the law of obligations and will enter into force in October This book results from the Contract Law Workshop of the 20th Ius Commune Conference held November The theme of this Workshop was: 'The French Contract Law Reform: a Source of Inspiration?'.

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The same is true of other major issues in the field of general contract law Cited by:   Contents: Preface Part A Introduction 1.

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Bringing together leading commercial and contract law scholars from the United Kingdom and United States, Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives offers an insightful and comprehensive assessment of the commonalities and divergences in the contract law of these two jurisdictions.

Particular emphasis is given to questions of sources of law, legal methods and court proceedings; a smaller section deals with comparative contract law. Section C provides a critical analysis. Section D concludes. A Terminology and Origins. The words ‘common law’ and ‘civil law’ have multiple meanings.

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Comparative law is the study of differences and similarities between the law (legal systems) of different specifically, it involves the study of the different legal "systems" (or "families") in existence in the world, including the common law, the civil law, socialist law, Canon law, Jewish Law, Islamic law, Hindu law, and Chinese law.' With Contract Law: A Comparative Introduction, Jan Smits again demonstrates why he is one of the best and most creative scholars in the area of private law.

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