Postgraduate Module Descriptor

LAWM063: Human Dignity and Human Rights in the EU

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

P Alston (ed), The EU and Human Rights (OUP, 1999)

P Alston and O de Schutter (eds) Monitoring Human Rights in the EU (Hart, 2005)

C Dupré, Importing the Law in Post-Communist Transitions, The Hungarian Constitutional Court and the Right to Human Dignity (Hart, 2003)

C Dupré, ‘Human Dignity in Europe: A Foundational Constitutional Principle’ (2013) European Public Law 319

C Dupré, ‘Article 1 EU Charter’ in T Hervey, S Peers, J Kenner and A Ward (eds) A Commentary on the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights (Hart Publishing, 2014, forthcoming)

C Dupré, ‘Dignity, Democracy, Civilisation’ (2013) Liverpool Law Review 263

EJ Eberle, Dignity and Liberty (Praeger, 1995)

E O Eriksen et al (eds.) Developing a Constitution for Europe (Routledge, 2004)

D Feldman, ‘Human Dignity as a Legal Value’ Part I Public Law (1999), p.682 and Part II, Public Law , (2000), 61

G P Fletcher, ‘Human Dignity as a Constitutional Value’ (1984) University of Western Ontario Law Review , 171-182;

J Jones, ‘”Common constitutional traditions”: can the meaning of human dignity under German law guide the ECJ?’ [2004]Public Law , 167

G Kateb, Human Dignity (Harvard University Press, 2011)

C McCrudden, ‘Human dignity and Judicial Interpretation of Human Rights’ [2008] European Journal of International Law , 655

A von Bogdandy and J Bast (eds), Principles of European Constitutional Law (Hart, 2010)

Venice Commission (ed), The principle of protection of human dignity (Council of Europe Publishing, 1999)