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The European Fundamental Freedoms: A Contextual Approach

Pedro Caro de Sousa


This book develops a contextual approach to European constitutional law, and to free movement law in particular. Such approaches take into account not only the internal legal perspective reflected in the official justificatory discourse supporting legal decisions, but also an external dimension related to the institutional environment in which the law is applied. This external dimension–which can be understood by reference to studies that look at the law from the outside as the subject of sociological, economic or philosophical analyses–is usually ignored, or not addressed systematically by st ... More

Keywords: European law, free movement, international law, economic international law, constitutional law, constitutional theory, legal theory, transnational law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198727729
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727729.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pedro Caro de Sousa, author
Lecturer in Law, University of Reading