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Inflation in the late twentieth century is as much a political phenomenon as an economic one. It arises from the highly developed forms of pluralism which characterise “mixed economies ” with democrat forms of government. Within such societies interest groups make their demands and governments must respond. The governments are not single-minded administrators, but are usually coalitions of interest groups who have added direct political influence to whatever other sources of power and influence they have.

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  • Kenneth Alexander

    Sir Kenneth John Wilson Alexander (14 March 1922 – 27 March 2001) was a Scottish economist and university administrator.

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Volume 94, Issue 4

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Volume 94, Issue 4

Includes a collection on Scottish Politics After Sturgeon, edited by Ben Jackson and Anna Killick. This features articles such as 'Independence is not Going Away: The Importance of Education and Birth Cohorts' by Lindsay Paterson; 'Diary of an SNP First Minister: A Chronopolitics of Proximity and Priorities' by Hannah Graham; and 'Politics, the Constitution and the Independence Movement in Scotland since Devolution' by Malcolm Petrie. There are a wide range of other articles including 'Unlocking the Pensions Debate: The Origins and Future of the ‘Triple Lock’ by Jonathan Portes and 'The Politics of England: National Identities and Political Englishness' by John Denham and Lawrence Mckay. Finally, there is a selection of book reviews such as Branko Milanovic's review of Equality: The History of an Elusive Idea by Darrin M. McMahon, and Alexandre Leskanich's review of Cannibal Capitalism by Nancy Fraser.

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