The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law. Distilled into a concise, easily managed volume, European Union Law gives a comprehensive overview of the European institutions and provides thorough, wide ranging coverage of the key substantive law topics making it an ideal first text for undergraduate and GDL EU law courses. Incisive analysis of the governing themes and principles of EU law is consistently delivered and chapter summaries, questions, further reading and web links help to guide the reader through the subject. Online Resource Centre The new edition is accompanied by an innovative Online Resource Centre with links to an interactive map and animated timeline showing the historical development of the EU as well as web links and regular updates to the text.