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social democracy

n.
A political theory advocating the use of democratic means to achieve a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism. Also called democratic socialism.

social democrat n.
social democratic adj.

social democracy

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capital) the beliefs, principles, practices, or programme of a Social Democratic Party or of social democrats
social democratic adj
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Noun1.social democracy - the belief in a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism by democratic means
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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He discusses the case for states to take on the mission of driving low-carbon innovation, how ecomodernism is a social democratic response to global ecological challenges, and how ecomodernism's social agenda needs to be broadened into a vision of global social democracy that involves universal provision of social services and global democratic control over earth systems governance.
There is no social democracy. To quote Ambedkar, 'Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy.
Trabelsi referred to Tunisia's experience in this area, recalling the creation of a national council for social dialogue as a pillar of social democracy, in order to maintain sustainable development and solve all controversies in a consensual manner in a difficult juncture.
While NC's stated ideology has been social democracy all along, there is absolutely no mention of it in the current debate.
The participants offered prayer for the success of prosperity of the nation and struggling people of Kashmir, Palestine, Burma and Syria and appealed to all sectors of the society to forge unity and establish a society based upon social democracy, equality and social justice.
Mr Pellegrini, from Mr Fico's leftist Smer Social Democracy, will form the same coalition with the Most-Hid party representing ethnic Hungarians and the ultra-nationalist Slovak National Party.
It is incorruption not dictatorship that propelled the Asian Tiger economies into the First World.Under social democracy, Scandinavian countries have developed and made themselves the happiest societies in the world.
IANS Thane Political democracy cannot be strong in the absence of economic and social democracy, which can be achieved through entrepreneurship and financially self-reliant individuals, President Ram Nath Kovind said here on Sunday.
"From the last three years, we have tried to fulfil the dream of Baba Saheb's social democracy. The schemes of this government are to strengthen the social democracy," he added.
Labour need to be a movement embracing federalism, social democracy and having a vision for Scotland's future.
Social Democracy: Perspectives on Labor By: Egypt Today CAIRO - 2 May 2017: History has witnessed the rise and fall of various economic systems all over the globe.

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