Understanding European Union Law

3rd Edition

By Karen Davies, Karen Davies

© 2007 – Routledge-Cavendish

224 pages

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pub: 2006-12-21
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About the Book

An excellent introduction to EU law for students new to the discipline and acting as an essential revision aid for the more experienced, this new edition has been fully revised and updated.

The author, an experienced lecturer at undergraduate level, examines the main themes of EU law in a logical and progressive manner. Focusing on how and why the law has developed as it has, this book provides readers with a thorough understanding of EU law, including a number of issues presently facing the EU, such as enlargement and the prospect of a comprehensive written constitution.

Student-friendly, it comprises a wide range of pedagogical features including:

  • summaries
  • comprehensive tables of cases and legislation
  • a list of abbreviations
  • a glossary of important terms
  • helpful tips on how to approach essay and exam questions.

Broad in scope and highly accessible Understanding European Union Law , is essential reading, providing a solid foundation for students new to EU law/business as well as being a useful revision aid for those more familiar with the topic.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Creation of a European Union 3. Who Runs Europe? 4. Community Law 5. The Relationship Between Community Law and the Member States 6. Enforcing Community Law 7. Free Movement of Goods 8. Free Movement of Persons and Services 9. Competition Law 10. Revision and Examinations

About the Authors

Karen Davies, LLB, LLM, is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Wales, Swansea and is also an Associate Lecturer with the Open University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW014000
LAW / Commercial / General
LAW051000
LAW / International
LAW054000
LAW / Labor & Employment