Bibliographic Details

Understanding European Union law / Karen Davies.

Author / Creator Davies, Karen (Law lecturer), author
Edition 5th ed.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Description xxxvi, 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Law -- European Union countries.
Europe -- European Union countries.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 9780415699020 (hbk : alk. paper)
0415699029 (hbk : alk. paper)
9780415699037 (pbk : alk. paper)
0415699037 (pbk : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Legislation
  • Glossary
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Introduction
  • I. The significance of EU law
  • II. The aims of this book
  • III. Your approach to studying EU law
  • IV. Finding resources on EU law
  • V. Beginning your studies
  • VI. Conclusions
  • 2. The Creation of a European Union
  • I. The European Communities: why they were created and what they comprise
  • II. The development of the European Economic Community (EEC)
  • III. The EU today and in the future
  • 3. Who Runs the Eu?
  • I. Power sharing in the EU
  • II. The institutional structure of the EU
  • III. Institutional balance, accountability and democracy in the EU
  • IV. Conclusions
  • 4. Sources of Union Law
  • I. Primary sources of EU law
  • II. Secondary sources of EU law
  • III. Case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • IV. General principles of Union law
  • V. International agreements
  • VI. Conclusions
  • 5. The Relationship Between Union Law and National Legal Systems
  • I. The doctrines of direct effect and supremacy
  • II. Conclusions
  • 6. Enforcing Union Law
  • I. Enforcing Union law rights before national courts
  • II. Preliminary references and rulings
  • III. Enforcement actions against Member States (Arts 258-260 TFEU)
  • IV. Actions against EU Institutions: judicial review of the acts and omissions of Union bodies
  • V. Conclusions
  • 7. Free Movement of Goods
  • I. The elimination of pecuniary (monetary) barriers to trade
  • II. The elimination of non-pecuniary barriers to trade
  • III. Conclusions
  • 8. Free Movement of Persons
  • I. Gaining the right to 'free movement'
  • II. Limitations on citizens' rights to free movement
  • III. Free movement: workers' rights (Arts 45-48 TFEU)
  • IV. Freedom of establishment and the provision of services
  • V. Enforcing rights to free movement
  • 9. Revision and Exams
  • I. Revision
  • II. Examination technique
  • Index