Comparative Contract Law - Exercises in Comparative Methodology (Paperback, 3rd edition)


This significantly revised and expanded third edition of Comparative Contract Law brings together extracts from legislation and court practice in a way that enables students to experience comparative law in action. Promoting a 'learning-by-doing' approach to comparative contract law and comparative methodology, this unique guide to European and international contract law is marked out by the following features: A comparative perspective on highly topical, real-life issues of contract law; Materials from some 30 jurisdictions in both their original languages and in high quality translations, with information on smaller and medium-sized jurisdictions further diversified; An opportunity for students to solve scenarios according to the laws of different jurisdictions, to compare and evaluate the solutions and approaches they identify, and to better understand the diverse approaches to modern contract law; NEW! Concise introductions to the history of each country and its private law system, informing readers about the key data before they are invited to work with material from that jurisdiction; NEW! A chapter on 'contractual penalty clauses', a frequent occurrence in contractual practice; NEW! Full integration of the Chinese Civil Code which entered into force in 2021. Essential reading for all students of comparative contract law and methodology, thi the s third edition remains a vital teaching and learning resource, and a practical guide for those seeking to familiarise themselves with real-world materials and to better understand the diverse approaches to modern contract law.

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This significantly revised and expanded third edition of Comparative Contract Law brings together extracts from legislation and court practice in a way that enables students to experience comparative law in action. Promoting a 'learning-by-doing' approach to comparative contract law and comparative methodology, this unique guide to European and international contract law is marked out by the following features: A comparative perspective on highly topical, real-life issues of contract law; Materials from some 30 jurisdictions in both their original languages and in high quality translations, with information on smaller and medium-sized jurisdictions further diversified; An opportunity for students to solve scenarios according to the laws of different jurisdictions, to compare and evaluate the solutions and approaches they identify, and to better understand the diverse approaches to modern contract law; NEW! Concise introductions to the history of each country and its private law system, informing readers about the key data before they are invited to work with material from that jurisdiction; NEW! A chapter on 'contractual penalty clauses', a frequent occurrence in contractual practice; NEW! Full integration of the Chinese Civil Code which entered into force in 2021. Essential reading for all students of comparative contract law and methodology, thi the s third edition remains a vital teaching and learning resource, and a practical guide for those seeking to familiarise themselves with real-world materials and to better understand the diverse approaches to modern contract law.

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Imprint

Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Release date

2023

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Expected to ship within 12 - 17 working days

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Dimensions

244 x 169 x 42mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback

Pages

754

Edition

3rd edition

ISBN-13

978-1-80037-368-6

Barcode

9781800373686

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LSN

1-80037-368-6



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