Now in its eight edition, Markesinis and Deakin s Tort Law provides a general overview of the law and full discussion of the academic debates on all major topics, highlighting the relationship between the common law, legislation, and judicial policy In addition, the authors provide a variety of comparative and economic perspectives on the law of tort and its likely development, always placing the subject in its socio economic context thereby giving students a deeper and richer understanding of tort law This detailed and authoritative book offers teachers a wider range of topics to cover, while providing students with a text which is both descriptive and reflective of this branch of law