Themes in Comparative Law: In Honour of Bernard Rudden

Hardcover | November 1, 2002

EditorPeter Birks, Arianna Pretto

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Compiled in honour of Bernard Rudden, this is a book of essays in comparative law centering on the contribution which comparative analysis can make to the core subjects of private law, namely property and obligations. The essays are contributed by leading academics from all over the world, allof whom owe an intellectual debt to the honorand.

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Compiled in honour of Bernard Rudden, this is a book of essays in comparative law centering on the contribution which comparative analysis can make to the core subjects of private law, namely property and obligations. The essays are contributed by leading academics from all over the world, allof whom owe an intellectual debt to the hon...

Peter Birks is Regius Professor of Civil Law at All Souls College, Oxford Arrianna Pretto, is Fellow of Brasenose College

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:314 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.88 inPublished:November 1, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199258562

ISBN - 13:9780199258567

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Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals and Method1. Hans Baade: Stare Decisis in Civil-Law Countries: The Last Bastion2. Pierre Legrand: Alterity: About Rules, For Example3. Geoffrey Samuel: Comparative Law and the Legal MindPart II: Property Theory4. Jim Harris: Property - Rights in Rem or Wealth?5. Arianna Pretto: Primary Rights and Rights in RemPart III: Property Specifics6. John Bell: Property and Legal Culture in France7. Roy Goode: Are Intangible Assets Fungible?8. James Gordley: The Origin of Riparian Rights9. Michele Graziadei: TuttifruttiPart IV: Obligations10. Peter Birks: Comparative Unjust Enrichment11. John Cartwright: Defects of Consent and Security of Contract: French and English Law Compared12. Mark Freedland: Ius cogens, ius dispositivum and the Law of Personal Work ContractsPart V: Form and Formality13. Gerhard Dannemann: Formation of Contracts on the Internet14. Simon Whittaker: The Reformulation of Contractual FormalityPart VI: Reform15. Xavier Blanc-Jouvan: Les Limites d'un Droit Europeen du Travail16. Ugo Mattei: Should Europe Codify Trust?17. Vladislav Moudrykh: Insurance Law in Post-Soviet Russia18. Reinhard Zimmermann: Modernising the German Law of Obligations

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`The editors have succeeded, however, in producing a volume which, to paraphrase one of the contributors, is wide-ranging without slipping into the esoteric; an attribute which characterised Rudden's own work. To that this writer can add, 'enjoyable'.'Ross G Anderson, The Edinburgh Law Review, Vol. 10:1