The world is a mess, so let’s talk about trauma. In this episode, I examine trauma in its many different forms and the ways social structures can create as well as mitigate its effects. I also ask if trauma claims can actually be good. You’ll have to listen for the answer.
The Jane Addams Collective, “Mutual Aid, Trauma and Resiliency”
Jeffrey C. Alexander, Trauma: A Social Theory
Judith Herman, Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror