Topics Restrictions on rights of groups

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


Explains circumstances under which the rights of some individuals or groups may be restricted.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution specifically restrict the rights of any of the following groups?
  • Which rights are these groups denied?