An Introduction to European Law

An Introduction to European Law

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Thought-provoking and accessible in approach, this book offers a classic introduction to European law. Taking a clear structural framework, it guides the student through the subject's core elements from its creation and enforcement to the workings of the internal market. A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the student understands even the most complex of concepts. This succinct and enlightening overview is required reading for all students of European more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 17 b/w illus.
  • 1139177362
  • 9781139177368

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'This elegantly and intelligently written book offers a meaningful introduction to students without overwhelming them with grand theories. It will also, as a conceptually well constructed short book, offer their lecturers something with which to enrich their teaching of EU law.' Laurence Gormley, University of Groningen 'Succinct, accessible and well-written, the best introductory EU law text on the market by a long way.' Urfan Khaliq, Cardiff University 'A fantastic publication: clear, precise, to the point while making students aware of the academic and theoretical debates. The language is highly accessible and clearly written by someone with ample teaching experience in the field of EU law. Didactically and substantively, one of the best, if not the best books on the market ...' Markus Gehring, University of Cambridge 'The text is certainly a great combination of theory and practice - there is an exhaustive list of relevant case law. What I enjoyed the most was Schutze's style ... The current contribution is an elegant interplay, with normativeness and stories from 'real life' ... I would recommend this volume to anyone who wants to become acquainted with the current reality and perspectives on the EU.' Tanel Kerikmae, Review and Critical Commentaryshow more

Table of contents

Part I. European Law - Creation: 1. Union institutions; 2. Union legislation; 3. Union competences; 4. Fundamental rights; Part II. European Law - Enforcement: 5. Direct effect; 6. (Legal) supremacy; 7. National actions; 8. European actions; Part III. European Law - Substance: 9. Internal market: goods; 10. Internal market: persons; 11. Competition law: cartels; 12. Competition law: more