Contract Law in Perspective complements 'black letter' treatments of contract by looking at legal doctrine and statutes in their social, political and economic contexts. It increases students' understanding of the law of contract as well as convinces them why it is so important to us all. In addition to describing the key doctrines in the field, it explains the ideology behind them and considers the extent to which they serve the needs of the business community and consumers. The book broadens understanding and appreciation of the subject by reference to the 'big ideas' in contract theory and how these relate to practice at a level which is suitable for students.
This fifth edition:
Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Big Ideas in the Law of Contract Part 3: Making a Deal Part 4: Bargaining Naughtiness and Formation Problems Part 5: The Contract Part 6: What Happens When Things Go Wrong?