Constitutionalism and Revolution: Reflections on and Outlook for the 1982 Constitution

  • Xiaobing LiEmail author
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The 1982 Constitution has been continuously enforced for three decades in mainland China. For China, it is indeed a miracle, even a miracle of miracles because it has created a historical record timewise. In China’s modernization process, the ruler or the people, or the ruler and the people together rolled out many constitutions or constitutional legal documents at each historical stage, but was there any one valid for more than three decades?


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of LawNankai UniversityTianjinFrance
  2. 2.Université de Paris IParisFrance
  3. 3.Academia SinicaTaipeiTaiwan

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