Open Markets, Free Trade and Sustainable Development

Perspectives from EU and India

  • Mahendra Pal Singh
  • Wolfram Cremer
  • Niraj Kumar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Amitabh Kundu
    Pages 1-13
  3. Social Market Economy

  4. Markets and Cultural Diversity

  5. Market Liberalisation and Sustainable Development

  6. Cooperation Between Indian and the European Union

  7. Market Liberalisation in Goods and Services

  8. Market Freedom of Establishment and Free Movement of Capital

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 307-310

About this book


This book explores the dilemmas posed by globalisation in various aspects of law. It covers diverse themes, ranging from the impact of different legislative measures, bilateral and regional agreements in the context of trade, investment and mobility of labour, to concerns about sustainability, equity, regional balance and social security in the light of globalisation. Although it focuses mainly on India and the European Union, the issues raised and challenges discussed are of a general nature, and as such relevant in the broader context. The chapters address contemporary problems in trade, investment and labour mobility, which have emerged through the complex interaction of market, state policies and socio-environmental concerns, and are expressed on national and global platforms in the context of evolving legal system. The book is a valuable resource for students, researchers and academics engaged in comparative legal studies, particularly those interested in studying the interplay of globalisation with various areas and aspects of law at national as well as international levels. It also appeals to anyone interested in law and policy studies.


Regional Agreements Trade Legislations Regional Balance 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Global South

Editors and affiliations

  • Mahendra Pal Singh
    • 1
  • Wolfram Cremer
    • 2
  • Niraj Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Comparative LawNational Law University, DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Juristische FakultätRuhr-Universität BochumBochumGermany
  3. 3.Centre for Comparative LawNational Law University, DelhiNew DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-7425-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-7426-5
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