Topics Right to overthrow government

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


Grants citizens the right to overthrow the government under certain circumstances. This right is usually expressed in terms of defending the constitutional order, rather than establishing a new one.


Rights and Duties


revolt; revolution

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution suggest that citizens should have the right to overthrow their government under certain circumstances?