1. The statutory framework of expropriation and the land tenure regime 2. Civil rights and land expropriation : double standard in the court in the pre-constitutional era 3. Nation-building and the ideology of public land ownership 4. The public use requirement : the impact of immigration and housing policies 5. Expropriation of Arab land in the 1950s : policy and process 6. Expropriation of Arab land as the basis for a general legal practice 7. The politics of land expropriation after 1967 8. The 1992 constitutional revolution : continuity and change 9. New millennium, new directions?