Markesinis and Deakin's Tort Law is an authoritative, analytical, and well-established textbook, now in its eighth edition. It 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. Written by leading authorities on tort law, this detailed book offers teachers a wide range of topics to cover, while providing students with a text which is both descriptive and reflective of this branch of law.