Book Review, Bernice Yeung, In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers (The New Press 2018)
41 Human Rights Q. 508 (2019)
8 Pages Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Date Written: June 21, 2019
This is a review of journalist Bernice Yeung's account of the sexual abuse of undocumented women workers in America, specifically hotel workers, farm workers, and caregivers, and the legal barriers to holding perpetrators accountable. The review takes a close look at the author's tone and representation of the women survivors in the #MeToo era, as well as her suggested legal remedies.
Keywords: sexual violence, employment law, undocumented women
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