Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 September 2010

472 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199566754

Bookseller Code (06)

The Foundations of European Union Law

Seventh Edition

Trevor Hartley

  • The author's mastery of the subject matter makes this one of the most readable and clear accounts of the EU's legal institutions
  • Provides an ideal guide to the new legal order created by the Treaty of Lisbon
  • One of the first UK texts to appear on the subject and has continued to guide students through the labyrinth of EU law for close to 30 years
  • Focuses only on constitutional, institutional, and administrative aspects of EU law providing an ideal framework for understanding how EU law is organized and operated
  • Thorough analysis of the new legal structures and dynamics affecting EU law following the ratification of the Treaty of Lisbon
  • An expanded consideration of the historical and political origins of the EU helping the reader to understand the context and background to the development of EU law
  • A revised chapter on supremacy and the Member States
  • Increased coverage of the development of human rights within EU law