Using Comics to Communicate Legal Contract Cancellation

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Marietjie Botes;
  • Publisher: Open Library of Humanities
  • Journal: The Comics Grid : Journal of Comics Scholarship (issn: 2048-0792, eissn: 2048-0792)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.16995/cg.100
  • Subject: PN1-6790 | contract visualisation | legal comics | Literature (General) | comics | pre-owned vehicles | survey | NC1-1940 | contract law, contract visualisation, comics | comics; contract visualisation; legal comics; survey; pre-owned vehicles | Drawing. Design. Illustration

This article investigates how comics can be used to adequately communicate the correct process of contract cancellation and whether comics can enhance understanding of the legal process. A survey of pre-owned vehicle buyers of various levels of education in Pretoria, So... View more
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