Advanced Introduction to Private Law

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Abstract

In this Advanced Introduction, the reader is taken on an intellectual journey through the different facets and dimensions of private law, from the family home to Kuta Beach and from Thomas Piketty to Nina Hagen. This concise book provides an accessible and fresh introduction to private law, presenting the topic as a unified whole of which the main branches – on contract, tort, property, family and inheritance – are governed by conflicts between individual autonomy and countervailing principles. The book stands out as a unique account of how private law allows individuals to optimally flourish in matters of economy, work, leisure, family and life in general.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham-Northampton
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages130
ISBN (Print)978-17-8471-514-4
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Private law

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Smits, J. (2017). Advanced Introduction to Private Law. Cheltenham-Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Smits, Jan. / Advanced Introduction to Private Law. Cheltenham-Northampton : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017. 130 p.
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