Bibliographic Details

Boilerplate : The Foundation of Market Contracts / Edited by Omri Ben-Shahar.

Author / Creator Ben-Shahar, Omri.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
Description 1 online resource (256 p.) : digital, PDF file(s).
Language English
Subject Standardized terms of contract.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8838134
ISBN 9780511611179 (ebook)
9780521859189 (hardback)
Notes Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 29 Jun 2012).
Also issued in print format.
Other form Print version: 9780521859189
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Part I. Why is Boilerplate One-Sided?
  • 1. One-sided contracts in competitive consumer markets
  • 2. Cooperative negotiations in the shadow of boilerplate
  • 3. Boilerplate and economic power in auto manufacturing contracts
  • 4. 'Unfair' dispute resolution clauses: much ado about nothing?
  • 5. The unconventional uses of transactions costs
  • Part II. Should Boilerplate be Regulated?
  • 6. Online boilerplate: would mandatory website disclosure of e-standard terms backfire?
  • 7. Pre-approved boilerplate
  • 8. 'Contracting' for credit
  • 9. The role of non profits in the production of boilerplate
  • 10. The boilerplate paradox
  • Part III. Interpretation of Boilerplate
  • 11. Contract as Statute
  • 12. Modularity in contracts: boilerplate and information flow
  • 13. Contra Preferendum: the allure of ambiguous boilerplate
  • Part IV. Commentary
  • 14. Boilerplate today: the rise of modularity and the waning of consent Margaret
  • 15. The law and sociology of boilerplate