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Title Themes in comparative law : in honour of Bernard Rudden / edited by Peter Birks and Arianna Pretto
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002


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Description xii, 302 pages : 1 portret ; 25 cm
Contents Part I: Fundamentals and method. 1. Stare decisis in civil law countries: the last bastion / Hans W. Baade -- 2. Alterity: about rules, for example / Pierre Legrand -- 3. Comparative law and the legal mind / Geoffrey Samuel. Part II: Property theory. 4. Property: rights in rem or wealth? / Jim Harris -- 5. Primary rights and rights in rem / Arianna Pretto. Part III: Property specifics. 6. Property and legal culture in France / John Bell -- 7. Are intangible assets fungible? / Roy Goode -- 8. The origin of riparian rights / James Gordley -- 9. Tuttifrutti / Michele Graziadei. Part IV: Obligations. 10. Comparative unjust enrichment / Peter Birks -- 11. Defects of consent and security of contract: French and English law compared / John Cartwright -- 12. Ius cogens, ius dispositivum, and the law of personal work contracts / Mark Freedland. Part V: Form and formality. 13. Formation of contracts on the Internet / Gerhard Dannemann -- 14. The reformulation of contractual formality / Simon Whittaker. Part VI: Reform. 15. Les limites d'un droit europeen du travail / Xavier Blanc-Jouvan -- 16. Should Europe codify trust? / Ugo Mattei -- 17. Insurance law in post-Soviet Russia / Vladislav Moudrykh -- 18. Modernizing the German law of obligations? / Reinhard Zimmermann
Summary 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
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes bibliography of Bernard Rudden (pages 289-296)
Subject Rudden, Bernard.
Obligations (Law)
Comparative law.
Author Birks, Peter, 1941-2004, editor
Pretto-Sakmann, Arianna, editor
LC no. 2003267684
ISBN 0199258562