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  • The Essential Public Managerby Christopher Pollitt

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 53.00

    Provides an overview of such topics as the differences and similarities between public and private sector management, the development of networks and partnerships, the impacts of politics and citizen participation on public administration, and more. This book is aimed at students, teachers and practising managers. more...

  • Time, Policy, Managementby Christopher Pollitt

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 74.99

    In this important new book, Christopher Pollitt, one of the leading researchers in public policy and management, argues that we are guilty of neglecting a fundamental dimension of both the practice and study of contemporary public management: that of time. Pollitt traces the character of, and the reasons for, this neglect in his wide-ranging study. more...

  • New Perspectives on Public Servicesby Christopher Pollitt

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 34.99

    The book examines two elements, place and technology, that are under-researched in the public management literature. It shows how basic public services both shape and are shaped by the specifics of places and technological change by bringing together a wide range of theory and internationally comparative empirical material. more...

  • Advanced Introduction to Public Management and Administrationby Christopher Pollitt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas.In an era of austerity,... more...

  • Unbundled Governmentby Christopher Pollitt; Colin Talbot

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    Public sector bureaucracies have been subjected to harsh criticism. One solution which has been widely adopted over the past two decades has been to 'unbundle government' - that is to break down monolithic departments and ministries into smaller, semi-autonomous 'agencies'. These are often governed by some type of performance contract, are at 'arm's... more...

  • Continuity and Change in Public Policy and Managementby Christopher Pollitt; Geert Bouckaert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Offers a reconsideration of patterns on long-term policymaking and organizational change. Combining theory development, international comparison and original case study analysis, this title develops some of the main models of policy change and offers a revealing long-term view of policy developments since 1965. more...

  • Public Management Reformby Christopher Pollitt; Geert Bouckaert

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 57.99

    The third edition of this widely-used and established standard text on public management reform in the developed world has been completely revised to give up-to-date analysis of trends and debates across 12 countries and the EU Commission, including a new theoretical framework comparing three leading visions of reform. more...

  • Advances in Laminitis, Part II, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practiceby Christopher C. Pollitt

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2010; US$ 99.00

    This issue is the second half of the topic on laminitis, one of the most challenging diseases for the equine clinician to treat. Articles include endocrinopathic metabolism, equine metabolic syndrome, hyperinsulinemic laminitis, pasture associated laminitis, corticosteroid associated laminitis, supporting limb laminitis, pharmacological basis for... more...

  • Advances in Laminitis, Part I, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practiceby Christopher C. Pollitt

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2010; US$ 99.00

    Articles include: The Anatomy and Physiology of the Lamellar, Dermal-Epidermal Interface, Carbohydrate Alimentary Overload Laminitis, Events in the Hindgut, Therapeutic Hypothermia (cryotherapy) to Prevent and Treat Acute Laminitis, Acute Laminits: Supportive Medical Therapy, First Aid for the Foot: Therapeutic and Mechanical Support, Serial Venography... more...

  • The Illustrated Horse's Footby Christopher C. Pollitt

    Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2015; US$ 180.00

    Achieve optimal results in equine foot care and treatment! The Illustrated Horse?s Foot: A Comprehensive Guide uses clear instructions in an atlas-style format to help you accurately identify, diagnose, and treat foot problems in horses. Full-color clinical photographs show structure and function as well as the principles of correct clinical examination... more...