Mouzas, Stefanos and Furmston, Michael (2013) A Proposed Taxonomy of Contracts. Journal of Contract Law.Full text not available from this repository.
We propose a classification of contracts based on their real-life usage. Recognizing that there are a number of different and overlapping ways of classifying contracts, we can identify at least seven ways of doing this: 1) by the subject matter, 2) by the way the contract is made, 3) by the function of contracts, 4) by the time-horizon, 5) by the ability to re-negotiate terms, 6) by the involvement of consumers, 7) by the existence of mutual trust. The proposed taxonomy draws our attention to a hitherto neglected area of contract scholarship by revealing an underlying order in which multiple elements in a contract are related to each other.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Contract Law|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HF Commerce|
|Departments:||Lancaster University Management School > Marketing|
|Deposited On:||27 Jun 2012 14:58|
|Last Modified:||01 May 2013 14:54|
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