Journals Higher Education



12 October 2012

704 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199639816

Bookseller Code (06)

European Union Law

Seventh Edition

Margot Horspool and Matthew Humphreys

  • Concise format and direct writing style distills complex ideas without sacrificing academic content and accuracy
  • Comprehensive topic coverage makes this text suitable for most EU law courses, with chapters covering the central topics as well as separate chapters on discrimination, competition, and environmental law
  • Written by established academics with a wealth of experience teaching EU law in both the UK and abroad
  • Places EU law in its historical and academic context, explaining the key debates which continue to shape this fast-paced area
  • Self-test questions and chapter summaries allow students to check their understanding while reading and support revision
  • Further reading suggestions and useful web links are provided throughout to support further research and study, while links between topics are clearly referenced and explained to provide a complete overview of the subject
  • Accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features a range of resources including updates to the law, an interactive map and timeline showing the development of the EU, and archive video footage from the European Commission
  • Detailed discussion of the European Union post-Lisbon with reference to current Eurozone problems and the UK approach to Treaty amendments in the European Union Act 2011
  • Consideration of new European Court case law in the field of the Four Freedoms
  • Discussion of the expansion of the concept of citizenship, in particular the application of Direction 2004/38 and its interpretation by the European Court
  • Consideration of the role played by national courts and the European Court in the area of competition
  • Analysis of EU and international interaction in relation to the environment, the increasingly clarified High Representative role, and the application of international law in the EU courts.