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"The papers in this book were initially presented at a workshop held at York Law School in May 2011" --p. [vii].
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -493) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : legislation and the shape of tort law / TT Arvind and Jenny Steele Torts, courts and legislatures : comparative remarks on civil law codifications of tort law / Willem H. van Boom Statutes and tort defences / James Goudkamp The "compensation culture" and the politics of tort / Annette Morris A civil law for the age of statutes / James Lee Trade disputes legislation and the economic torts / Bob Simpson The Fatal Accidents Act 1846 / Donal Nolan Law Reform (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945 : collisions of a different sort / Jenny Steele Occupiers' liability : the enactment of "common law" principles / S.H. Bailey The Animals Act 1971 / Roderick Bagshaw Tort and personal injuries, 1850 to the present / Steve Hedley Tort law and workmen's compensation legislation : complementary or competing models? / Simon Deakin Legislating for economic loss / Keith Stanton Recovery of state benefits from tort damages : legislating for or against the welfare state? / Richard Lewis Tort law and compulsory insurance / Rob Merkin and Sheila Dziobon Tort law, regulation and river pollution : the Rivers Pollution Prevention Act and its implementation, 1876-1951 / Michael Lobban Tort law, actors in the "enterprise economy", and articulations of nineteenth-century capitalism with law : the Fraudulent Trustees Act 1857 in context / Sarah Wilson Occupying the field : tort and the pre-emptive statute / Maria Lee Restraining the state through tort? : The Crown Proceedings Act in retrospect / T.T. Arvind The Human Rights Act and its impact on the law of tort / Hugh Tomlinson Bringing statute (back) onto the radar : implications / Jenny Steele.