Steiner and Woods EU Law by Lorna WoodsSteiner and Woods EU Law by Lorna Woods

Steiner and Woods EU Law

byLorna Woods, Philippa Watson

Paperback | August 31, 2014

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Now in its twelfth edition, Steiner and Woods EU Law is rightfully regarded as one of the best and most trusted EU law textbooks available. The book includes a well-balanced range of topics for students taking an EU law course at any level. It offers a careful blend of institutional andsubstantive coverage and focuses on explaining the law clearly for student readers, as well as raising areas of debate to inform class discussion and essays. Case detail is clearly sign-posted throughout the text, including excerpts from leading judgements, while diagrams distil complex tests and procedures to visually represent the workings of the EU. End of chapter reading suggestions plus a detailed bibliography provide a helpful starting point foressay preparation and independent research. Online Resource CentreThe book is accompanied by a free Online Resource Centre ( which includes the following features:* Self-test questions with instant feedback, ideal for revision* Flashcard glossary of key terms in EU law* Downloadable versions of the figures from the text for use in notes and revision * Interactive map and timeline of the EU and its development * Video clips of key moments in the EU's history and essential EU procedures
Lorna Woods is Professor of Law at the University of Essex and has also held posts at City University, London and Sheffield University. Philippa Watson is Professor of Law at City University, London and Barrister at Essex Court Chambers, London.
Title:Steiner and Woods EU LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:864 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0 inPublished:August 31, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199685673

ISBN - 13:9780199685677


Table of Contents

Part I: Constitutional Law1. From EEC to EU: a brief history of the development of the Union2. Institutions of the Union: composition and powers3. Scope of the EU Treaty: laws and lawmaking4. Principle of supremacy of EU law5. Principles of direct applicability and direct effects6. General principles of lawPart II: Enforcement of EU Law7. Framework for enforcement8. Remedies in national courts9. State liability10. The preliminary rulings procedure11. Enforcement actions12. Direct action for annulment13. Action for failure to act14. Union liability in tort: action for damagesPart III: Substantive Law15. Introduction to the internal market16. Harmonisation17. Customs union18. Free movement of goods19. Derogation from the free movement of goods20. Free movement of payments and capital21. Citizenship: rights of free movement and residence22. Economic rights: workers, establishment and services23. Free movement: social rights24. Right to receive services25. Free movement of persons: limitations on grounds of public policy, public security, or public health26. The area of freedom, security and justice: EU home affairs law and policy27. Discrimination28. Introduction to competition law29. Enforcement of competition law

Editorial Reviews

"The scope of the book is very impressive and all subjects are approached with attention to detail and careful analysis. The book is very accessible and very readable." --Magnus Strand, Fellow in Law, Uppsala universitet, Sweden