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World Geographies: A Critical Introduction (Aline Gregorio, Nazanin Naraghi, Jason Scott, Waverly Ray)

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    World Geographies: A Critical Introduction was designed to serve as a foundational resource for students taking World Regional Geography courses. It is a peer-reviewed textbook that was curated and authored by diverse geography educators, as part of the efforts of the Open Educational Resources Initiative (OERI) of the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges (ASCCC). This book uses ASCCC’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Antiracism framework and a critical geography lens and utilizes a thematic approach to world regional geography. This focus enables students to develop a better understanding of global inequities and contemporary global issues. All efforts were made to ensure the material covered in this resource is consistent, relevant, accurate, and accessible.

    Given the dynamic nature of our world, and the breadth of world geography courses, this textbook will require constant revision and improvement. We encourage educators using this textbook to submit recommendations to be considered by the writing team and advisory board guiding this work. We hope that wide collaboration allows for the ongoing refinement of this open resource. Please note that we do not have an editing team or any staff to maintain ongoing revisions. All the work to improve and update this resource will be an effort of a community of educators that we hope only continues to expand.


    World Geographies: A Critical Introduction (Aline Gregorio, Nazanin Naraghi, Jason Scott, Waverly Ray) is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Aline Gregorio, Nazanin Naraghi, Jason Scott, Waverly Ray, & Waverly Ray.