Fundamental Rights and Private Law in the European Union 2 Volume Set by Aurelia Colombi CiacchiFundamental Rights and Private Law in the European Union 2 Volume Set by Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi

Fundamental Rights and Private Law in the European Union 2 Volume Set

byAurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Giovanni ComandéEditorGert Brüggemeier

Hardcover | May 24, 2010

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This two-volume comparative study, carried out by the Research Training Network on Fundamental Rights and Private Law in the European Union, offers an overview of the doctrines and case law on the direct or indirect application of a fundamental right, for example a national constitutional right or an international human right, in order to solve a dispute between private parties in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. Volume I contains national reports for each country, preceded by a brief introduction explaining the project terminology and methodology and followed by a comparative chapter. A contribution on the horizontal effect of fundamental rights and freedoms in EU law is also included. Volume II includes ten comparative analyses of selected case patterns in contract, tort, property and family law, which have been adjudicated with reference to fundamental rights in many or at least some of these countries.
Title:Fundamental Rights and Private Law in the European Union 2 Volume SetFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:1200 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 2.56 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 2.56 inPublished:May 24, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521196337

ISBN - 13:9780521196338


Table of Contents

Volume I: Part I. Introduction: Fundamental rights and private law in the European Union: concepts and methodology of a research project Gert Brüggemeier, Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi and Giovanni Comandé; Part II. National Reports: 1. England; 2. The horizontal effect of fundamental rights and freedoms in European Union law; 3. France; 4. Germany; 5. Italy; 6. Poland; 7. Portugal; 8. Spain; 9. Sweden; 10. The Netherlands; Part III. Comparative Remarks: 11. Introduction: some methodological premises; 12. Fundamental rights; 13. Fundamental rights, private law and legal theory; 14. Fundamental rights adjudication in private law; 15. Some tentative conclusions on fundamental rights and European private law. Volume II: Introduction Gert Brüggemeier and Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi; Part I. Contract: 1. The impact of fundamental rights on the content of contracts: determining limits to freedom of contract in family and employment relations Chiara Perfumi and Chantal Mak; 2. Contractual duties of care, confidence and cooperation in the context of fundamental rights and constitutional principles Maria Gagliardi and Anna Sukhova; Part II. Tort: 3. Mapping out a right to privacy in tort law Patrick O'Callaghan and Joanna Krzemińska-Vamvaka; 4. Non-pecuniary damages: how fundamental rights shake traditional barriers Sabine Wünsch and Francesco Panetti; 5. Claims for non-pecuniary losses by 'third persons' upon death and injury Agnieszka Janczuk and Maria Manuel Veloso Gomes; 6. 'Wrongful life' claims and the absolute value of human life - a contradiction? Christoph Herrmann and Gisela Kern; Part III. Property: 7. Private property, public access and the access to information - a comparative analysis Jana Gajdosova and Stathis Banakas; 8. Action against emissions: fundamental rights and the extension of the right to sue in private nuisance to non-owners Maria Dolores Sánchez Galera and Judith Zehetner; Part IV. Family: 9. Different legal treatment of married and unmarried couples in the European Union Chiara Favilli and Nuno Ferreira; 10. 'Mater Semper Certa Est, Pater Numquam.' The use of biological testing in disputed paternity cases Carol Forrest and Teresa Russo; 11. Concluding remarks Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi.