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Business Law: An Active Learning Approach

ISBN: 978-0-631-20183-0
440 pages
March 1997, Wiley-Blackwell
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Business Law is part of a new national program of highly developed texts and modules for undergraduate students following business studies prgograms. It provides 100 hours of quality study to be used by students in a supported learning environment.
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Table of Contents

Guide for Students.

Guide for Lecturers.

Part I:.

The English Legal System.

The Nature of Law.

Sources of Law.

The Courts and Tribunals.

Legal Personnel and Legal Aid.

Part II: .

Legal Relationships.

Liability for Employees and Agents.

Sole Traders and Partnerships.

Forming a Company.

Managing the Company.

Part III:.

Business Contracts.

Making a Contract.

What can go Wrong During the Making of a Contract.

Contractual Terms.

Discharging a Contract.

Part IV:.

Non-Contractual Obligations of the Seller/Producer.

The Duty of Care in Negligence.

Other Aspects of Negligence and Product Liability.

Other Aspects of Tort.

Liability in Respect of Employees.

Part V:.

European Community Law.

The Development of the European Community.

The Functions of the Institutions.

The Sources of European Community Law.

The Integration of European Community Law at a National Level.

Enforcement of European Community Law at a European Level.

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Author Information

Peter Handley and Jim Clevinger are Senior Lecturers in the School of Legal Studies at the University of Wolverhampton.

John Vaughan and Tim Birtwhistle are Principal Lecturers in the School of Law, Faculty of Business, at Leeds Metropolitan University.

Tony O'Neill is a Principal Lecturer and Susan Wall is Dean, both at the School of European and International Studies in the Division of Law at Derby University.

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Comprehensive coverage and does not assume any prior knowledge of the subject.

  • Numerous self check questions and activity boxes to test students' understanding.

  • A lively and accessible approach for students.
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