Topics Integration of ethnic communities

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Minority ethnic communities are enabled to participate in the affairs of the state or society. Some constitutions offer additional protection against forced assimilation.


Culture and Identity



Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution contain provisions concerning national integration of ethnic communities?
  • Which specific ethnic/minority groups does the constitution refer to concerning national integration?