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Understanding EU Law

Understanding EU Law
2nd Edition
ISBN:  9781847032799
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  24 Jun 2008
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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As part of the Understanding Law Series, Understanding EU Law is an invaluable reference that provides a succinct but intellectually challenging overview of EU law. This latest edition:
  • Covers the material in an accessible and stimulating way that helps students to grasp the essential themes, issues, and underlying principles
  • Has been fully revised and updated and includes comprehensive coverage and analysis of the Treaty of Lisbon 2007
  • Includes new chapters examining economic and monetary integration, the CAP, the social dimension (including environmental policy and consumer protection)
  • Offers a comprehensive overview of the EU institutions and their role in decision-making
  • Contains a new Chapter on the Court of Justice
  • Examines the principles which regulate the Internal Market and competition policy
  • Provides an accessible and modern understanding of EU integration and how it relates to the individual
  • Reflects the key judicial developments including the Mangold and Microsoft judgments


  • Institutional, Economic and Political Integration in the European Union
  • The Court of Justice and Fundamental Principles of Community Law
  • Economic Integration Through Governance
  • Integration Through the Liberalisation of Markets: Four Fundamental Economic Freedoms
  • Competition Law and Policy
  • The Application of the Competition Rules to Private Undertakings
  • The Application of the Competition Rules to Economic Activities of the State
  • The European Union and its Relations with the Outside World
  • Future Directions for European Integration
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