Animal Studies Journal 7.1 out now

The latest edition of Animal Studies Journal is out now! This issue comprises articles from a range of disciplinary perspectives, all addressing the need for change in human-animal relations, with many raising questions of intersectionality and activism. You will also find a review essay and other reviews of recent publications in the field. All the articles are free to access at:


Lyla Coorey and Carl Coorey-Ewings
Animal Victims of Domestic and Family Violence: Raising Youth Awareness

Meera Atkinson
Alexis Wright’s Literary Testimony to Intersecting Traumas

Nick Pendergrast
PETA, Patriarchy and Intersectionality

Clare McCausland, Susan Pyke and Siobhan O’Sullivan
The Ethics and Politics of Drones in Animal Activism

Alex Lockwood
Bodily Encounter, Bearing Witness and the Engaged Activism of the Global Save Movement

Rolf Schlagloth, Flavia Santamaria, Barry Golding and Hedley Thomson
Why is it Important to use Flagship Species in Community Education? The Koala as a Case Study

Corey Wrenn
How to Help When It Hurts? Think Systemic

Yvette Watt, Siobhan O’Sullivan and Fiona Probyn-Rapsey
Should We Eat Our Research Subjects? Advocacy and Animal Studies

Eva Meijer
The Good Life, the Good Death: Companion Animals and Euthanasia

Angela Ragusa
What if I want to Put a Cow Down with a Gun? Sociological Critical Media Analysis of Non-companion Animals’ Representation in Rural Australian News

Rebecca Scollen
Animals and Humans on Stage: Live Performances at Sea World on the Gold Coast

Zan Hammerton and Akkadia Ford
Decolonising the Waters: Interspecies Encounters Between Sharks and Humans

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