Preview a sample chapter

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Please note, the given selection is taken from uncorrected proofs so may contain errors that will not be present in the finished book. 

Features include:

Key Cases: A thorough knowledge of key cases is, of course, essential for your students. These boxes highlight the most crucial cases: setting out the facts giving rise to the litigation; explaining the decision that the court reached; and discussing the significance of the precedent set.

Context: Socio-legal context that underpins the law is heavily emphasised throughout each chapter, in order to ensure that students fully understand how and why the law has developed in the way that it has. These boxes explore and explain such changes—making use of government statistics, academic research, and case studies.

Key legislation: Extracts from the most important statutes are provided in boxes, in order to provide your students with a sound sense of the central statutory provisions.


Look inside the book: debates feature & text design

With this distinctive feature, crucial debates central to each topic are highlighted at the outset of each chapter. Authors discuss their perspective in boxed sections, helping students learn to critically assess the law and its limitations, successes, and failings. 

Explore the debates feature in the selection of pages below.

We'd love you know how you'd use these in your teaching. 
Let us know in the comments box below!

Please note, the given selection is taken from uncorrected proofs, so may contain errors that will not be present in the finished book. 


What the reviewers say: 

"The way key debates are presented throughout encourages critical thinking and debate that would be suitable for exploring further during seminars."

The debates boxes are...

"Great for class discussion"

"Engaging and thought provoking"

"Pivotal to this area of the law"


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