Multicultural Trends Toward Social Change, Part 2 Literature Review: Resources of Social Change

In this week, you will submit your Literature Review for the Course Project. in the Literature Review, you will organize and synthesize the scholarly information that will inform the insights and assertions you make as you write your 3- to 5-page essay for the Final Presentation of the Course Project.
To prepare:
•Consult the Walden University web page, “Literature Reviews,” which is found in this week’s Resources.
Submit by Day 7, using the APA Course Paper Template (6th ed.) (see the Learning Resources) to format your document, a 2- to 3-page literature review on social change and the social issue you selected in Week 4. Be sure to include the following:
•An introduction that explains your topic and the general scholarly consensus
•A body in which you explain in a 3- to 4-sentence description each source you located
•A conclusion in which you summarize the direction you plan to take in your project, based on the sources you have found
Support your assertions by making at least two documented references to your course readings, following the examples of documentation in “Common Reference List Examples” (see the Resources for this week). Please use proper APA formatting to cite each of your sources.
Week 5 Learning Resources
This page contains the Learning Resources for this week. Be sure to scroll down the page to see all of this week’s assigned Learning Resources.
Required Resources
•Koppelman, K. L. (2014). Understanding human differences: Multicultural education for a diverse America (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
oSection 3, “Contemporary Dilemmas for Intergroup Relations”
Chapter 9, “Classism: Misperceptions and Myths About Income, Wealth, and Poverty” (pp. 206–239)
Chapter 12, “Ableism: Disability Does Not Mean Inability” (pp. 289–313)
•Wade, H. A. (2002). Discrimination, sexuality and people with significant disabilities: Issues of access and the right to sexual expression in the United States. Disability Studies Quarterly, 22(4), 9–27. Retrieved from
•Walden University. (2013a). Academic writing expectations (AWE). Retrieved from
•Walden University. (2013b). Common reference list examples. Retrieved from
•Walden University. (2013c). Literature reviews. Retrieved from
•Walden University. (2013d). Paper templates. Retrieved from
•Kids Together. (2010). Our mission. Retrieved from
Note: This advocacy site is for parents and children. It focuses on disability issues and includes explanations of legislation affecting children of all ages with disabilities. It contains many articles, cartoons, videos, and much more. It is a comprehensive site for people of all ages who have a disability or have family members with a disability.
•The World Bank. (2010). Poverty and disability. Retrieved from,,contentMDK:20193783~menuPK:419389~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:282699,00.html
Note: This is an excellent website devoted to national and global issues of poverty, with a focus on social issues that accompany the scourge of poverty. The motto of the World Bank Group is “Working for a World Free of Poverty.”
•American Civil Liberties Union (Producer). (2012c). The three faces of racial profiling panel discussion [Video file]. Retrieved from
On October 27, 2011, the ACLU held a policy discussion directed at the conversation on racial profiling and the growth of this unconstitutional and ineffective practice. This hour-long video provides an in-depth discussion on racial profiling, broadening the discussion to include all aspects of racial profiling to raise public consciousness about this issue.