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355) observed of the British political class; any good Marxist knows that the nature of the system must place bounds on the nature of the decisions it produces. A class-hegemony interpretation could also be used to account for the several periods of serious opposition to the system in the last two centuries, although one does not have to subscribe to Marxism to acknowledge their ideological and largely class-based character. On this argument, the distinguishing criterion between France and Britain is not so much that one is ideological and the other pragmatic, but rather that, historically, the predominant societal dividing lines have been vertical in the former and horizontal in the latter.
If the cooperative situation is an ongoing one, they argue that a tit-for-tat norm will emerge in which it is understood that cooperative outcomes in future prisoner’s dilemma situations depend on cooperation in the current one. This would seem to provide a far stronger incentive for cooperation, but it runs into the same problems when the stakes get high. Clearly, there is no incentive to cooperate on the final play of an iterated prisoner’s dilemma game, because the possibility of future reprisals or noncooperation no longer exists.
According to Nairn (1970, p. 9), two historical factors underlie this interpretation: (1) the relative ease with which first agricultural and then industrial capitalism came to dominate English society, which obviated the need for a radical bourgeois attack on the old order; and (2) the association, beginning in the 1790s, of the Enlightenment with the threat from revolutionary France, which encouraged the bourgeoisie to cast its lot with the landed upper classes in order to weed out “Jacobin” influences that might have aggravated the problem of social control of the ’These issues are examined in Chapter 5.