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The Human Face of the European Union
Are EU Law and Policy Humane Enough?

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Nuno Ferreira, Dagmar Schiek, Dalvinder Singh, Noreen O'Meara, Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Adam McCann, Agata B. Capik, Stephanie Reynolds, Päivi Neuvonen, Dora Kostakopoulou, Dallal Stevens, Julia Bradshaw, Kamil Zwolski, Stephen Rozée, Christian Kaunert, Julia Schmidt, Samantha Velluti, Päivi Leino
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  • Date Published: December 2018
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107434264

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  • This collection asks a direct but complex question: is the EU humane enough? The implementation of EU law and policy and its balance between economic and social values continues to provoke debate. Providing fresh insight, Nuno Ferreira and Dora Kostakopoulou present a novel analytical framework, centred on the notion of humaneness, for assessing EU law and policy. This innovative approach leads to recommendations for policy change towards a more humanistic philosophy for the EU. Broad in its scope, this remarkable volume draws together interdisciplinary perspectives from contributors who examine key EU law and policy fields, including economic integration, asylum and free movement, citizenship and development, and security. This book is essential reading for scholars, students and policy-makers seeking new ways of exploring the economic versus social values debate in EU law.

    • Presents a novel framework for assessing EU law and policy
    • Analyses a range of key EU policies spanning private law, economic and fiscal integration, free movement, citizenship, common commercial policy, asylum, development and security
    • Considers a number of interdisciplinary perspectives
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    • Date Published: December 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107434264
    • length: 446 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 151 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.64kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The human face of the European Union: are EU law and policy humane enough? An introduction Nuno Ferreira
    Part I. Incorporating Humaneness into the European Integration Project:
    2. A constitution of social governance for the European Union Dagmar Schiek
    3. Safeguarding 'critical social functions' post the Global Financial Crisis Dalvinder Singh
    4. Lisbon, via Stockholm, Strasbourg and Opinion 2/13: prospects for citizen-centred protection of fundamental rights? Noreen O'Meara
    5. Fundamental rights and humaneness in European private law: the case of health care Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi and Adam McCann
    Part II. The Individual: At the Centre and in the Periphery:
    6. Changes and challenges go hand in hand - accessibility of the preliminary ruling procedure before an overloaded Court within the area of freedom, security and justice post-Lisbon Agata B. Capik
    7. Union citizenship: placing limitations on a human-centred approach? Stephanie Reynolds
    8. EU citizens' whimsical status: persons or actors on their way to full agency? Päivi Neuvonen
    9. The Roma and European Union citizenship: in search of a humane answer from the EU Nuno Ferreira and Dora Kostakopoulou
    10. The humaneness of EU asylum law and policy Dallal Stevens
    11. Stateless in Europe: the unbearable lightness of being an unperson in the EU Julia Bradshaw
    Part III. Ensuring Security, Exporting Values and Leading the Way… Humanely?:
    12. 'Human face' or no face? The EU's approach to international security Kamil Zwolski, Stephen Rozée and Christian Kaunert
    13. The development of new crisis management tools and their impact on human rights Julia Schmidt
    14. Human rights conditionality in the EU GSP scheme: 'a focus on those in need or a need to refocus?' Samantha Velluti
    15. Politics, power and good intentions in the EU development policy Päivi Leino
    16. Towards a humanistic philosophy of the European Union Dora Kostakopoulou

  • Editors

    Nuno Ferreira, University of Sussex
    Nuno Ferreira is a Professor of Law at the University of Sussex, and has worked as a lecturer at the University of Manchester and Research Fellow at the Centre of European Law and Politics at the University of Bremen (ZERP).

    Dora Kostakopoulou, University of Warwick
    Dora Kostakopoulou is Professor of European Union Law, European Integration and Public Policy at the University of Warwick School of Law.


    Nuno Ferreira, Dagmar Schiek, Dalvinder Singh, Noreen O'Meara, Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Adam McCann, Agata B. Capik, Stephanie Reynolds, Päivi Neuvonen, Dora Kostakopoulou, Dallal Stevens, Julia Bradshaw, Kamil Zwolski, Stephen Rozée, Christian Kaunert, Julia Schmidt, Samantha Velluti, Päivi Leino

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