Topics Right to self determination

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


Establishes a group right to self determination. This may be a reference to the nation as a whole, to groups in other countries, or to a portion of the state's population.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for a people's right of self-determination?