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1-10 of 12 results in Routledge Research in European Union Law
The Four Freedoms vs National Administrative Discretion
This book explores how the right to the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital in the European Union legal order affects welfare states. These "four freedoms", as they are known, are vital instruments for the protection of a European market unencumbered by internal frontiers. The...
Published May 4th 2013 by Routledge
This book takes stock of the development of EU criminal law from the establishment of the ECSC to the first European Union criminal law directives passed after the Lisbon Treaty. The work considers criminal offences established at EU level, the effects of EU law on national criminalization, the...
Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge
The Frustrating Knot of Europe
Despite the rejection of the EU Constitutional Treaty eventually leading to the adoption of the Lisbon Treaty, the debates concerning the European Union’s constitutional framework continue. This book builds on the discourse in European Union constitutionalism in order to offer a novel analysis of...
Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge
This book provides a range of perspectives on some of the most pressing contemporary challenges in EU environmental law and governance from some of today’s leading European environmental academics and practitioners. The book maintains a focus on three key cross-cutting issues, each of which is...
Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge
In recent years new or experimental approaches to governance in the EU, namely the Open Method of Coordination (OMC), have attracted great interest and controversy. This book examines the European Employment Strategy (EES) and its implementation through the OMC, exploring the promises and...
Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge
The Politics of Exclusion?
Turkey’s accession to the European Union is undoubtedly one of the Union’s most contested potential enlargements. The narrative that dominates the debate surrounding this issue primarily relates to problems such as a lack of respect for fundamental human rights in Turkey, the Kurdish question and...
Published July 30th 2012 by Routledge
The end of the Cold War has ushered a restructuring of the institutions of the European Community, culminating into its enlargement to Eastern Europe, under the aegis of economic integration, democracy and human rights. This book examines the development and the role of human rights in the...
Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge
Article 226 EC is the central mechanism of enforcement in the EC Treaty, and has remained unchanged since the original Treaty of Rome. It provides the European Commission, as guardian of the Treaty, with a broad power of policing Member States’ conduct. Article 226 has been traditionally...
Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Constitutional Theory and Empirical Reality
This book offers a comprehensive systematic analysis of the European Union’s Early Warning System (EWS) for subsidiarity, which was introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon. The book includes both a detailed theoretical analysis of the EWS as well as an assessment of how national parliaments have...
Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge
Since the coming into force of the Lisbon Treaty in 2009, and the contemporaneous publication of the Stockholm Programme, the area of freedom, security and justice has obtained a more secure legal basis within the EU treaty framework and now has a coherent policy programme set out for its...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
Local Government in Europe: The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance
To Be Published June 18th 2013
The Application of EU Law in the Eastern Neighbourhood of the European Union: Towards a Common Regulatory Space?
To Be Published August 31st 2013
The Legitimacy of The European Union through Legal Rationality: Free Movement of Third Country Nationals
To Be Published February 28th 2014
The Legal Order of the European Union: The Institutional Role of the European Court of Justice
To Be Published May 14th 2014