social democracy

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the belief in a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism by democratic means

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The concept of social-democracy covers various theories, political and historical realities, across many countries, parties and political struggles.
Essentially, social-democracy refuses violent revolution, giving a positive assessment of the legal procedures of democracy, as a means of achieving social justice.
Social-democracy recognizes the role of universal suffrage in the conquest of power, abandoning mandatory sentence of nationalizing the society's means of production.
From a political aspect, social-democracy promotes the idea that socialism can only be democratic, and democracy must be given priority in the process of socialist aspirations.
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