Research Handbook on the Politics of EU Law

Research Handbooks in Law and Politics

Edited by Paul James Cardwell, Professor of Law, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK and Marie-Pierre Granger, Associate Professor, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Offering a wealth of thought-provoking insights, this topical Research Handbook analyses the interplay between the law and politics of the EU and examines the role of law and legal actors in European integration.

‘Situated in the “law in context” scholarship, the interdisciplinary contributors to this important volume analyse inter-institutional conflict as well as major policy fields. Next to “usual suspects”, like non-discrimination law, there are contributions on more rarely treated topics, such as the common agricultural policy, and company law. The 20 chapters significantly advance our knowledge on the politics of EU law and underline the central position that the European Court of Justice can assume in the politics and policymaking of the EU.’
– Susanne K. Schmidt, University of Bremen, Germany

‘This book is an essential tool to help us to understand how EU law operates in its wider political and social context. Gathering together excellent contributors including well known names and fresh faces, the editors offer us important signposts to broaden and deepen our understanding of law as a political system.’
– Jo Shaw, University of Edinburgh, UK

2020 424 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 127 0 £150.00 £135.00 $220.00 $198.00

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