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Progressive Podcast Australia

Jun 21, 2018

- We are joined by activist and academic Jess Ison who discusses her research challenging the use of prisons and other punitive measures as a way to counter animal abuse.- The problems with focusing on individual acts of animal cruelty, while ignoring more institutionalised cruelty on a much bigger scale.- Prisons and marginalised groups.- Links between animal abuse registries and sex offender registries.- Ending gendered violence without prisons.- Upcoming Critical Animal Studies forum in Melbourne in August.- This discussion is replayed from the animal advocacy radio show Freedom of Species: For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: