Nik Taylor: A Sociology for other animals

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A Sociology for other animals, Associate Prof Nik Taylor, Flinders University. Text of a talk presented at Development for Species: Animals in Society, Animals as Society, the inaugural conference of the Australian Sociological Association’s Animals and Sociology thematic group, Melbourne, … Continue reading

Zoei Sutton’s Bali Dog Meat Commentary

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‘As long as it’s not dog’ — What the Bali dog meat scandal can tell us about Australian meat eating culture.  Animals Australia has once again uncovered horrifying cruelty, this time through an investigation of the Balinese dog meat trade … Continue reading

Invisible Animals and Jo-Anne McArthur

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Last night the Animals in Society Working Group hosted Jo-Anne McArthur. Jo-Anne, of the We Animals and the Unbound Project, gave a talk that focussed on her work photographing invisible animals. As she explained, invisible animals are those like animals farmed … Continue reading

Changing the Way We See Animals is Crucial if We Want a Better World

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If we want a better world for all species – including humans—we need to change the way we view and treat animals. This sounds like a reasonable argument to make. Yet, ordinarily we would stay away from this argument.  Stick … Continue reading