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The Substantive Law of the EU

Seventh Edition

Catherine Barnard

August 2022

ISBN: 9780192857880

744 pages

Price: £44.99

Detailed, critical, clear, and visual: unparalleled coverage of the four freedoms of the EU



Widely acclaimed and respected, this is the leading text on the four freedoms of the European Union. Unparalleled coverage of the subject area is paired with expert author insight and presented in a concise and user-friendly format, accompanied by engaging case studies and diagrams.

  • Provides detailed coverage of the four freedoms and explains the central importance of these principles to the development of EU law and the future of the Union
  • Offers critical analysis and insightful commentary on some of the key debates which surround and shape EU law and sets key principles within their political and social context
  • Written by an expert in the field with extensive teaching and writing experience, Catherine Barnard has an exceptionally clear and engaging writing style and provides thorough discussion without overwhelming the reader
  • Makes use of diagrams and flowcharts to help explain complex ideas and processes
  • Includes end of chapter reading lists and full references throughout to support further research and assessment preparation
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

About the Author(s)

Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union Law and Labour Law and Senior Tutor, Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Table of Contents

    Part I: Introduction
    1:Introduction to the issues
    Part II: Free Movement of Goods
    2:Fiscal measures: Customs duties and internal taxation
    3:Non-fiscal measures: Quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect
    4:Article 34 TFEU and certain selling arrangements
    5:Derogations and justifications
    Part III: Free Movement of Persons and Services
    6:Introduction to the free movement of persons
    7:Union citizenship
    8:Workers and natural persons
    10:The migration of legal persons
    11:Derogations, limitations, conditions, and justifications
    12:Third-country nationals and the EU
    Part IV: Free Movement of Capital
    13:Free movement of capital and economic and monetary union
    Part V: Completing the Single Market
    14:Regulating the internal market

Additional Resources

Digital formats and resources
The 7th edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.
-The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks
-The online resources include: figures from the book, useful web links and further reading advice, and a searchable table of equivalences for easy reference.

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