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Law and Values in the European Union

Stephen Weatherill

June 2016

ISBN: 9780199557271

480 pages
Paperback
234x156mm

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Clarendon Law Series

Price: £37.49

How does the EU function, and why does it function in this fashion? Why do States in Europe choose to co-operate, and how does the EU enable this co-operation? These key questions of EU law and more are examined and answered in this introduction to the legal integration of the European Union.

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How does the EU function, and why does it function in this fashion? Why do States in Europe choose to co-operate, and how does the EU enable this co-operation? These key questions of EU law and more are examined and answered in this introduction to the legal integration of the European Union.

  • An authoritative introduction to the study of EU law, setting the EU's unique legal framework in the political and economic contexts of integration
  • Updates and modernizes the author's critically acclaimed work Law and Integration in the European Union, published in 1995
  • Explains complex legal arguments surrounding the integration of the EU in a clear, concise fashion for the newcomer to EU law

About the Author(s)

Stephen Weatherill, Jacques Delors Professor of European Law, University of Oxford and Somerville College

Stephen Weatherill has been the Jacques Delors Professor of European Law in the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Somerville College since 1998. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including Cases and Materials on EU LAw (now in its 11th edition), and The Oxford Handbook of the European Union.

Table of Contents

    1:What is the EU for?
    2:What does the EU do?
    3:How does the EU do it?
    4:What is the relationship between EU law and national law?
    5:Does EU law apply uniformly?
    6:What is the EU's internal market?
    7:Who is the Citizen of the Union?
    8:What are the EU's values?

Reviews

"The book is a remarkable achievement and could not have come at a better time. The authors balanced, analytical style has much to recommend it, and so too does his courage in exploring some of the more controversial aspects of EU law." - Zoe Adams, The Modern Law Review

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