Sex Roles (2006) 55:149–150 DOI 10.1007/s11199-006-9067-2 BOOK REVIEW Thriving in the Wake of Trauma: A Multicultural Guide. Edited by Thema Bryant-Davis, Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2005. 204 pp. Laura Palmer Published online: 17 November 2006 Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2006 Thema Bryant-Davis has provided the field and survivors of may emerge from the intersection of one of the cultural trauma a significant resource in Thriving in the Wake of categories with the particular phase or challenge of Trauma. This text is unique in providing a clearly articulated recovery. For example, she addresses questions, such as understanding of the “intersectional component of cultural “how might one’s race/ethnicity affect self care?”,by variables” (Bryant-Davis, 2005, p. 9) with the range of elaborating how internalized racism creates additional possible sequelae from interpersonal trauma. Bryant-Davis barriers to self-care. A brief, directive passage follows to builds on the work of Judith Herman (1997)and thePsycho- provide practitioners and survivors with additional lighting educational Stage One Trauma Recovery group developed by on this previously poorly illuminated road to recovery for Mary Harvey andJudithHerman(Bryant-Davis, 2005,p.9). survivors who are members of racial and ethnic minority She extends their work by including thriving among the groups. Readers will
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