Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Monday, September 30, 2013

Comparative constitutions

The Monkey Cage, a blog I've read for years, recently was adopted by The Washington Post. This recent post offers a source for creating some wonderful activities for comparing constitutions.

And as a follow-up to constitutional comparisons, students should find out how closely the regimes actually follow their constitutions.

This site lets you explore nearly every single constitution in the world
A very neat new Web site — Constitute — allows you to search the constitutions of almost all the independent states in the world, with more constitutions on the way. You can find search by country and by topic. Interested in which constitutions have provisions for the right to bear arms? Or gender equality? Or free speech? You can look for it.


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