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Mobilizing RestraintDemocracy and Industrial Conflict in Post-Reform South Asia$

Emmanuel Teitelbaum

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780801449949

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801449949.001.0001

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(p.xix) Abbreviations

(p.xix) Abbreviations

Mobilizing Restraint
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  • ACW

    Association of Chemical Workers

  • AEW

    Association of Engineering Workers

  • AIFB

    All India Forward Bloc


    All India Trade Union Congress

  • BCC

    Bombay Chamber of Commerce

  • BJP

    Bharatiya Janata Party

  • BKKM

    Bharatiya Kamgar Karmachari Mahasangh

  • BKS

    Bharatiya Kamgar Sena

  • BMS

    Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh

  • BOI

    Sri Lanka Board of Investment

  • CACP

    Commission on Agricultural Costs and Prices

  • CCC

    Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

  • CFL

    Ceylon Federation of Labor

  • CFTU

    Ceylon Federation of Trade Unions

  • CII

    Confederation of Indian Industry

  • CITU

    Center for Indian Trade Unions

  • CIWU

    Ceylon Industrial Workers’ Union

  • CMU

    Ceylon Mercantile Union

  • CP

    Communist Party

  • CPI

    Communist Party of India

  • CPM

    Communist Party of India, Marxist

  • CSO

    Central Statistical Organization

  • CTUF

    Ceylon Trade Union Federation

  • (p.xx) DMK

    Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

  • EFC

    Employers’ Federation of Ceylon

  • EOI

    Export Oriented Industrialization

  • EPZ

    Export Processing Zones

  • FACB

    freedom of association and collective bargaining (rights)

  • FCI

    Food Corporation of India

  • FDI

    foreign direct investment

  • GCEC

    Greater Colombo Economic Commission

  • GDP

    gross domestic product

  • GOI

    Government of India

  • ICEU

    Intercompanies Employees Union


    International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

  • IDA

    Industrial Disputes Act

  • ILO

    International Labor Organization


    Indian Trinamool Trade Union Congress


    Indian National Trade Union Congress

  • ISI

    import substitution industrialization

  • IT

    information technology

  • JSS

    Jathika Sevaka Sangamaya

  • JVP

    Jathika Vimukthi Peramuna

  • KC

    Kerala Congress

  • KUS

    Kamgar Utkarsh Sabha

  • LSSP

    Lanka Sama Samaja Party

  • MDMK

    Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

  • MGKU

    Maharashtra Girni Kamgar Union

  • MLA

    Member of the Legislative Assembly

  • MPU

    major party union

  • NCP

    Nationalist Congress Party

  • NIC

    newly industrialized country

  • NIU

    narrow interest union

  • NSSP

    Nawa Sama Samaja Party

  • OECD

    Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

  • RJD

    Rashtriya Janata Dal

  • RSP

    Revolutionary Socialist Party

  • SLFP

    Sri Lanka Freedom Party


    Sri Lanka Nidahas Sevaka Sangamaya

  • SSI

    small-scale industry

  • (p.xxi) TMC

    Trinamool Congress

  • UF

    United Front

  • UNP

    United National Party

  • UPA

    United Progressive Alliance

  • VRS

    voluntary retirement scheme

  • WTO

    World Trade Organization (p.xxii)