The European Union and Human Rights: Analysis, Cases, and Materials maps and critiques the EU's commitment to human rights in both internal and external affairs.
The book covers the evolution as well as the current state of the EU's engagement with human rights, focusing, on the internal side, on the role of the EU law in the multi-faceted system of human rights protection and, on the external side, on the EU's efforts to bind its foreign policy to promotinghiman rights.
This book combines analysis of key developments with a wide range of sources, including extracts from legislation, case law, policy documents, and research of other scholars.
The inclusion of both primary and secondary materials is intended to guide readers to acquire a deep understanding of EU human rights law and policy. This title devotes significant attention to explicating the fundamental concepts and systemic features of the EU's human rights protection and promotion.
In addition, chapters devoted to individual topics provide more depth on a range of policy areas in both the internal and external dimension of EU affairs.
Topics covered by these individual chapters include non-discrimination and competition law, migration, trade policy, and development cooperation.