EU Law Directions

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With a readable and modern writing style, EU Law Directions clearly explains the key topics and developments in this fast-paced and influential subject area. No previous knowledge is assumed, making this the ideal text for those approaching EU law for the first time.

With 30 years' experience teaching and examining EU law, Nigel Foster provides a student-friendly text which is readable without compromising on academic quality. The text is easy-to-follow with useful features ...

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Overview

With a readable and modern writing style, EU Law Directions clearly explains the key topics and developments in this fast-paced and influential subject area. No previous knowledge is assumed, making this the ideal text for those approaching EU law for the first time.

With 30 years' experience teaching and examining EU law, Nigel Foster provides a student-friendly text which is readable without compromising on academic quality. The text is easy-to-follow with useful features throughout such as case summaries, key definitions and diagrams. Cross-references and end of chapter summaries demonstrate how topics link together and enable students to quickly build up a comprehensive understanding of EU Law. The text is clearly broken down into logical sections, guiding students through institutional, procedural and substantive law, with a new chapter on competition law added to the 4th edition.

This text is also accompanied by a free Online Resource Centre (www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/foster_directions4e/) which includes the following features:

- An interactive timeline showing the key moments in EU legal history
- An interactive map illustrating the development of the EU and providing essential background knowledge
- Self-test questions with instant feedback
- Video clips from the European Commission
- Suggested approaches to end of chapter questions
- Study and exam tips
- Updates to the law
- Useful weblinks

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199685653
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 8/26/2014
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Nigel Foster, Visiting Professor of European Law at the Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany; the University of the West of England; and the University of Buckingham

Nigel Foster is Visiting Professor at the Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany; and, in the UK, at the University of the West of England and the University of Buckingham. He has extensive experience teaching and examining EU law over 30 years and is the author of several OUP titles including the best-selling Blackstone's EU Treaties and Legislation.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Institutional Law
1. The establishment and development of the EU
2. The Union institutions
3. Transfer of powers, competances and law-making
4. Sources and forms of EU law
5. Supremacy of EU law
Part 2: Procedural actions, enforcement and remedies in EU law
6. The preliminary ruling (Article 267 TFEU)
7. Treaty enforcement actions against Member States
8. Remedies: direct and indirect effects and state liability
9. Direct actions for remedies before the European Court of Justice
Part 3: Substantive Law
10. Free movement of goods 1: tariff & tax barriers
11. Free movement of goods 2: non-tariff barriers
12. Free movement of persons 1
13. Free movement of persons 2: developments and citizenship
14. Discrimination law
15. Introduction to EU competition policy and law

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