The European Union: Discipline building meets polity building

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This article focuses on the law, legal order, and institutional framework of what is now termed the ‘European Union’, which was created in 1993 by the Treaty of Maastricht. The discussion covers the contexts and characteristics of European Union legal studies; European Union legal studies; and future perspectives for EU legal studies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies
EditorsMark Tushnet, Peter Cane
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9780199248179
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NameOxford Handbooks


  • European Union
  • European law
  • legal studies


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