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Consumer Vulnerability and Welfare in Mortgage Contracts (Hardcover) (Irina Domurath)

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This book advocates a new way of thinking about mortgage contracts. This claim is based on the assumption that we currently live in a political economy in which consumer debt fulfills a social function. In the field of housing, this is made evident by the expansion of mortgage credit through which consumers can purchase residential property as a means of social inclusion and personal welfare. It is suggested that contract law needs to adjust to this new social function in order to avoid welfare losses in terms of default, over-indebtedness, and possibly eviction. To this end, this book analyses theoretical contract law frameworks and makes concrete proposals for contract law in the EU legal order. Revised Dissertation. [Subject: Consumer Law, European Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Property Law]
Number of Pages: 205
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Irina Domurath
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2017
TCIN: 53121822
UPC: 9781509913398
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-1970
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