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).
Reentering Women's Needs, Programs, and Recidivism: A sociological approach
While previous research has examined the special needs of women returning to the community after a period of incarceration, few studies have focused on the association between sociological needs and recidivism. The goals of this study are to evaluate the extent reentry programs meet the special needs of women releases, to investigate the relationship...
While previous research has examined the special needs of women returning to the community after a period of incarceration, few studies have focused on the association between sociological needs and recidivism. The goals of this study are to evaluate the extent reentry programs meet the special needs of women releases, to investigate the relationship between self-reported needs and recidivism and to understand whether appropriate reentry programs will attenuate the likelihood of recidivism. This study uses robust logistic regression to analyze data from 333 women who participated in the Serious and Violent Offender Reentering Initiative (SVORI). The findings indicated that financial and academic programs were not judged by these women to be helpful. Second, the likelihood of recidivism increased with the level of needs. Third, receiving academic programs reduces the odds of recidivism, whereas financial programs and program helpfulness are not significant determinants of recidivism. Surprisingly, child care programs and their helpfulness are positively related to recidivism. Future efforts are warranted to dig this issue deeper.
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.