We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for used textbooks or rentals (access codes, DVDs, workbooks).
Introduction to Public Health, Third Edition
Following the success of the first two editions, Introduction to Public Health by Mary-Jane Schneider remains a reader and user-friendly textbook that uses an engaging narrative to describe the major concepts, principles and issues affecting public health, including controversies in the practice. Keeping data relevant and up-to-date, it makes public...
Following the success of the first two editions, Introduction to Public Health by Mary-Jane Schneider remains a reader and user-friendly textbook that uses an engaging narrative to describe the major concepts, principles and issues affecting public health, including controversies in the practice. Keeping data relevant and up-to-date, it makes public health accessible to a wide range of readers. Some of the key concepts discussed in Introduction to Public Health (ISBN 9780763763817) include the analytical methods, biomedical basis, social and behavioral factors, environmental issues, and the future of public health. Author Mary-Jane Schneider also explains public health's multidisciplinary nature while digging deep into the related political and ethical issues. There are also chapters dedicated to epidemiological investigation and biomedical research, as well as other important analytical and assessment processes involved in the study of public health. The author presents an intriguing analysis of the disastrous Hurricane Katrina turnout, as well as other recent public health risks like the H1N1 Swine Flu, FDA Regulation, etc. Schneider's unique approach also puts focus on public health's economic, social, and governmental implications. Various epidemiological methods are also explained in a conceptual rather than a numerical manner, allowing students to appreciate the topic. This comprehensive reference likewise tackles AIDS and bioterrorism, as well as drug-resistant bacteria. Child health is discussed in detail, as well as diet, exercise, and other behavioral factors like tobacco use. The book also offers a lot of details on various environmental issues like waste handling, cleaner air and water, and food and drug regulation.
WHAT'S BONUS TIME?
Normally, new semester rental orders are exactly 125 days.
With “Bonus Time” you can order early and get a FREE extension until 12/19*.
It’s our little way of rewarding you early renters for planning ahead.
But do hurry. The “Bonus Time” offer runs out on 8/8 (11PM PST).
* It can take up to 24 hours for the extension to appear in your account after you receive your textbooks.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.