Introduction to Business Law by Lucy JonesIntroduction to Business Law by Lucy Jones

Introduction to Business Law

byLucy Jones

Paperback | May 6, 2017

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The bestselling textbook in this subject area, Introduction to Business Law introduces students to the core legal areas relevant to the world of business and work. Known for its visual approach and engaging writing style, the book features over 90 full colour diagrams to illustrate complexissues, while practical examples and case studies are included throughout to put the law into context.The book contains a chapter on study skills and revision, guiding business students on how to tackle legal exam questions and how to approach case law and statutes.At the end of each chapter students can practise applying their knowledge and legal skills by answering sample essay and problem questions. Further guidance on these can be found on the Online Resource Centre, which features resources for students and lecturers:Student resources* Multiple choice questions with instant feedback* Suggested answers to end-of-chapter questions* Flashcard glossary of key terms* Exam tips and advice* Chapter summary documentsLecturer resources* Additional assignment questions* Group exercises* PowerPoint slides for each chapter* Research exercises
Lucy Jones is Principal Lecturer at the University of Brighton.
Title:Introduction to Business LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.03 inPublished:May 6, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198766262

ISBN - 13:9780198766261

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Table of Contents

Part 1 The English Legal System1. The nature of English law2. The court system and alternative dispute resolution3. Sources of English lawPart 2 Contract Law4. The nature of the agreement: offer and acceptance5. Intention, capacity, consideration, and privity6. The terms of a contract7. Vitiating factors8. Discharge of contract and contractual remedies9. The sale of goods and supply of servicesPart 3 The Law of Agency10. The law of agencyPart 4 Tort Law11. The tort of negligence12. Product liability, defective premises, interference with land, and defencesPart 5 Employment Law13. The contract of employment and its termination14. Discrimination and health and safetyPart 6 The Structure and Management of Business15. Business organisations16. Company law I: formation and finance17. Company law II: company officers and liabilities18. Company law III: company meetings, shareholder-protection, and liquidation of companiesPart 7 Intellectual Property Law19. Intellectual property lawPart 8 Study Skills and Revision20. Study skills

Editorial Reviews

"An approachable and straightforward exposition of the complexities of the law in plain English - ideal for those uninitiated in the subject." --Philip Williams, School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London