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> Contemporary Australian Tort Law

Contemporary Australian Tort Law


Joanna Kyriakakis, Monash University, Victoria, Tina Popa, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Francine Rochford, La Trobe University, Victoria, Natalia Szablewska, Southern Cross University, Australia, Xiaobo Zhao, University of Southern Queensland, Jason Taliadoros, Deakin University, Victoria, Darren O'Donovan, La Trobe University, Victoria, Lowell Bautista, University of Wollongong, New South Wales


Contemporary Australian Tort Law is an engaging, accessible and student-friendly introduction to the law of torts in Australia. This unique text covers the foundational topics of tort law in a logical structure, covering duty of care, breaches, negligence, damages and defences, and also branching into higher-level topics such as defamation and offences in public office. Each chapter is supported by tools for self-assessment and self-reflection: review questions at the end of each subheading; case boxes that delve into important historical…

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Key features

  • Includes a clear overview of different torts and key legal principles
  • Principles text with a good range of cases with commentary in the text, hyperlinked to cases and legislation in the ebook
  • Presents a print and eBook combination with a multitude of supporting pedagogy for practical skills development

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects Law,Tort Law
  • Format: Print/online bundle
    • Publication date: 02 January 2020
    • ISBN: 9781108626255
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.17kg
    • Page extent: 666 pages
    • Availability: Available, despatch within 1-2 weeks
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 20 January 2020
    • ISBN: 9781108626224

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