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Oxford Principles Of European Union Law: The European Union Legal Order: Volume I

Robert Schütze and Takis Tridimas


Since the 1957 Rome Treaty, the European Union has changed dramatically - in terms of its composition, scope and depth. Originally established by six Western European States, the EU today has 28 Members and covers almost the entire European continent; and while initially confined to establishing a "common market", the EU has come to influence all areas of political, economic and social life. In parallel with this enormous geographic and thematic expansion, the constitutional and legislative principles underpinning the European Union have constantly evolved. This three-volume study aims to prov ... More

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199533770
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199533770.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Schütze, editor

Takis Tridimas, editor

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Part I History and Nature

3 An International Perspective

Christina Eckes and Ramses A. Wessel

4 A Constitutional Perspective

Koen Lenaerts and José A. Gutiérrez-Fons

5 A Comparative Perspective

Ernest A. Young

Part II Constitutional Foundations

6 The Competences of the Union

Theodore Konstadinides

Part III Constitutional Foundations

15 The European Council

Wolfgang Wessels

16 The Council

Philipp Dann

17 The Commission

Peter Oliver and Bernd Martenczuk

19 The European Central Bank

Chiara Zilioli and Phoebus Athanassiou

Part IV Legislative and Executive Governance

25 The Union Budget And The Budgetary Procedure

Cristina Fasone and Nicola Lupo

Part V Judicial Protection in The EU

27 Judicial Review

Alicia Hinarejos

30 Preliminary References

Morten Broberg and Niels Fenger

32 Damages In EU Law

Andrea Biondi and Martin Farley

Part VI The External Relations Of The Union

33 The Institutional Structure

Thomas Ramopoulos

End Matter