Neighborhood Councils in Arab Jerusalem

Historical background of the civil administration up to the end of the British Mandate; roots, establishment and basic infrastructure of the organizations of the indigenous inhabitants; the Municipality of Jerusalem and the evolution of neighborhood councils; social development of the Jerusalemite community; Israeli settlements; housing and cooperative housing societies, as well as examples of Palestinian Jerusalemite communities involved in communal development. The book is sup¬ported by numerous tables on the Palestinian citizens of Jerusalem, land use and housing issues, a bibliography, and an appendix describing an international conference on neighborhood councils in the US.

Nov. 1, 1997