1. Research Handbooks in European Law series

    This important series presents a comprehensive analysis of the latest thinking, research and practice across the field of European Law. Organised by theme, the series provides detailed coverage of major topics whilst also creating a focus on emerging areas deserving special attention. Each volume is edited by a leading expert and includes specially-commissioned chapters from distinguished academics as well as perspectives from practice, providing a rigorous and structured analysis of the area in question. With an international outlook, focus on current issues, and a substantive analysis of the law, these Handbooks are intended to contribute to current debate as well as providing authoritative and informative coverage.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 19
  1. Research Handbook in EU Common Foreign and Security Policy

    Research Handbook in EU Common Foreign and Security Policy

    Edited by Steven Blockmans, Panos Koutrakos
    In times of rapid change and unpredictability the European Union’s role in the world is sorely tested. How successfully the EU meets challenges such as war, terrorism and climate change, and how effectively the Union taps into opportunities like mobility and technological progress depends to a great extent on the ability of the EU’s institutions and member states to adopt and implement a comprehensive and integrated approach to external action. This Handbook examines the law, policy and practice of the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy, including the Common Security and Defence, and gauges its interactions with the other external policies of the Union (including trade, development, energy), as well as the evolving political and economic challenges that face the European Union. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  2. Research Handbook on EU Sports Law and Policy

    Research Handbook on EU Sports Law and Policy

    Edited by Jack Anderson, Richard Parrish, Borja García
    The EU’s influence on sport has traditionally focused on the socio-economic and cultural impact. This Research Handbook on EU Sports Law explores the development of the 'European dimension' in sport, and the concomitant legal issues including, competition law, state aid and free movement of persons. The application of such areas of EU law to sport and the influence of EU law on key policy issues such as, doping, match-fixing and governance, are detailed in this comprehensive collection. The topical chapters by experts in their field, also touch upon the future evolution of EU sports law. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  3. Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law

    Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law

    Edited by Gareth Davies, Matej Avbelj
    The Research Handbook on Legal Pluralism and EU Law explores the diversity of phenomenon of overlapping legal systems within the European Union, the nature of their interactions, and how they deal with the difficult question of the legal hierarchy between them. The contributors reflect on the history, sociology and legal scholarship on constitutional and legal pluralism, and develop this further in the light of the challenges currently facing the EU. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  4. Research Handbook on EU Tort Law

    Research Handbook on EU Tort Law

    Edited by Paula Giliker
    The Research Handbook on EU Tort Law focuses on the study of the law of tort/delict/non-contractual liability of the European Union and examines the institutional liability of the EU, Francovich liability, and liability arising from a variety of EU secondary legislation (directives/regulations). The impact of EU tort law on national legal systems is wide-ranging, covering areas such as consumer law, competition law, data protection law, employment law, insurance law and financial services law. It also discusses the potential development of a European culture of tort law and harmonisation. This comprehensive Research Handbook contains contributions from leading authors in their field, representing a cross-section of European jurisdictions. It offers an authoritative reference point for academics, students and practitioners studying or working in this field, but one which is also accessible for those approaching the subject for the first time. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  5. Research Handbook on EU Energy Law and Policy

    Research Handbook on EU Energy Law and Policy

    Edited by Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jan Wouters
    This authoritative Research Handbook presents, for the first time, a comprehensive overview of the most important research and latest trends in EU energy law and policy. It offers high-quality original contributions that provide state-of-the-art research in this rapidly evolving area, situated in the broader context of international economic law and governance. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  6. Research Handbook on EU Law and Human Rights

    Research Handbook on EU Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Nicholas Hatzis
    The place of human rights in EU law has been a central issue in contemporary debates about the character of the European Union as a political organisation. This comprehensive and timely Handbook explores the principles underlying the development of fundamental rights norms and the way such norms operate in the case law of the Court of Justice. Leading scholars in the field discuss both the effect of rights on substantive areas of EU law and the role of EU institutions in protecting them. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  7. Research Handbook on EU Health Law and Policy

    Research Handbook on EU Health Law and Policy

    Edited by Tamara K. Hervey, Calum A. Young, Louise E. Bishop
    The steady expansion of the European Union’s involvement in health over the past 20 years has been accelerated by recent events. This handbook offers an up-to-date analytical overview of the most important topics in EU health law and policy. It outlines, as far as possible, the direction of travel for each topic and suggests research agenda(s) for the future. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 275.00   Web: $ 247.50
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  8. Research Handbook on EU Administrative Law

    Research Handbook on EU Administrative Law

    Edited by Carol Harlow, Päivi Leino, Giacinto della Cananea
    Key chapters, written by leading experts across the field, engage with important ongoing debates in the field of EU administrative law, focusing on areas of topical interest such as financial markets, the growing security state and problematic common asylum procedures. In doing so, they provide a summary of what we know, don’t know and ought to know about EU administrative law. Examining the control functions of administrative law and the machinery for accountability, this Research Handbook eloquently challenges areas of authoritarian governance, such as the Eurozone and security state, where control and accountability are weak and tackles the seemingly insoluble question of citizen ‘voice’ and access to policy-making. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  9. Research Handbook on the Law of the EU’s Internal Market

    Research Handbook on the Law of the EU’s Internal Market

    Edited by Panos Koutrakos, Jukka Snell
    While the internal market has been at the heart of the European project from the very beginning, it has rarely been the subject of sustained and comprehensive scholarly examination in its entirety. In the face of profound legal, political and policy pressures, this timely Research Handbook reflects on the cutting-edge issues, horizontal themes and the big questions which illuminate the shape of the internal market. It places the law and policy of the internal market within the context of the financial crisis and the existential questions this has raised for future European integration. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  10. Research Handbook on EU Labour Law

    Research Handbook on EU Labour Law

    Edited by Alan Bogg, Cathryn Costello, A. C.L. Davies
    Research Handbook on EU Labour Law features contributions from leading scholars in the field. Part I addresses cross-cutting themes, such as the relationship between EU law and national law, the role of human rights in EU labour law, and the impact of austerity measures. In Part II, the contributors focus on topics in individual and collective labour law at EU level, including working time and job security. Finally, Part III offers a comprehensive overview of the EU’s interventions in equality law. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  11. Research Handbook on EU Institutional Law

    Research Handbook on EU Institutional Law

    Edited by Adam Łazowski, Steven Blockmans
    Research Handbook on EU Institutional Law offers a critical look into the European Union: its legal foundations, competences and institutions. It provides an analysis of the EU legal system, its application at the national level and the prevalent role of the Court of Justice. Throughout the course of the Handbook the expert contributors discuss whether the European Union is well equipped for the 21st century and the numerous crises it has to handle. They revisit the call for an EU reform made in the Laeken Conclusions in 2001 to verify if its objectives have been achieved by the Treaty of Lisbon and in daily practice of the EU institutions. The book also delves into the concept of a Europe of different speeds, which - according to some - is inevitable in the EU comprising 28 Member States. Overall, the assessment of the changes introduced by the Lisbon Treaty is positive, even if there are plenty of suggestions for further reforms to re-fit the EU for purpose. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  12. Research Handbook on EU Consumer and Contract Law

    Research Handbook on EU Consumer and Contract Law

    Edited by Christian Twigg-Flesner
    Research Handbook on EU Consumer and Contract Law takes stock of the evolution of this fascinating area of private law to date and identifies key themes for future development of the law and research agendas. The Handbook is divided into three parts: first, authors examine a range of cross-cutting issues relevant to both consumer and contract law. The second part discusses specific topics on EU Consumer Law, and the final part focuses on a number of important subjects which remain current for the development of EU Contract Law. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  13. Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law

    Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law

    Edited by Christopher Bovis
    The Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law makes a major contribution to our understanding of the EU public procurement regime, at a time when it is being implemented by the EU Member States, and of the pivotal role that this will play for the delivery of the European 2020 Growth Strategy. The internal market relies on a simplified regime in the European Union, which will result from procedural efficiencies and from streamlining the application of the substantive rules. The Research Handbook has comprehensive thematic coverage which includes: public procurement regulation, strategic procurement, justiciability in public procurement, public procurement and competition and public procurement and public service. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  14. Research Handbook on EU Criminal Law

    Research Handbook on EU Criminal Law

    Edited by Valsamis Mitsilegas, Maria Bergström, Theodore Konstadinides
    EU criminal law is one of the fastest evolving, but also challenging, policy areas and fields of law. This Handbook provides a comprehensive and advanced analysis of EU criminal law as a structurally and constitutionally unique policy area and field of research. With contributions from leading experts, focusing on their respective fields of research, the book is preoccupied with defining cross-border or ‘Euro-crimes’, while allowing Member States to sanction criminal behaviour through mutual cooperation. It contains a web of institutions, agencies, and external liaisons, which ensure the protection of EU citizens from serious crime, while protecting the fundamental rights of suspects and criminals. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  15. Research Handbook on EU Agriculture Law

    Research Handbook on EU Agriculture Law

    Edited by Joseph A. McMahon, Michael N. Cardwell
    Following the conclusion of the latest round of reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in 2013, the Research Handbook on EU Agriculture Law provides an up-to-date discussion of these reforms and the changing landscape in which the CAP now operates. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  16. Research Handbook on European Social Security Law

    Research Handbook on European Social Security Law

    Edited by Frans Pennings, Gijsbert Vonk
    This Handbook encompasses four dimensions of European social security law: social security as a human right, standard setting in social security, the protection of mobile persons and migrants and the global context of European social security law. It pays attention to both EU law and to various instruments of the Council of Europe. In 25 chapters prominent experts analyse contemporary debates, discuss new challenges and point out further lines of research. Through this exploration, the Handbook provides a source of inspiration for the development of this special field of law. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 295.00   Web: $ 265.50
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  17. Research Handbook on EU Private International Law

    Research Handbook on EU Private International Law

    Edited by Peter Stone, Youseph Farah
    The harmonisation of private international law in Europe has advanced rapidly since the entry into force of the Treaty of Amsterdam. Most aspects of private international law are now governed or at least affected by EU legislation, and there is a substantial and growing body of case-law from the European Court as well as the courts of the Member States. This timely Handbook addresses key questions and problems that currently exist in the rules of private international law laid down by European Union regulations. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  18. Research Handbook on EU Internet Law

    Research Handbook on EU Internet Law

    Edited by Andrej Savin, Jan Trzaskowski
    The Handbook questions the extent to which the Internet forces us to rethink existing legal concepts and institutions. It includes sections that correspond to the most disputed areas, looking consecutively at policy and governance, copyright, private international law, e-commerce, consumer protection and citizens and their position on the Internet. By highlighting the challenges that European law and policy-makers face when attempting to regulate the Internet, this Handbook raises important issues regarding free speech, accessibility and privacy. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  19. Research Handbook on European State Aid Law

    Research Handbook on European State Aid Law

    Edited by Erika Szyszczak
    This timely new Handbook reflects on current issues that confront State aid law and policy in the EU. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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