From Nationalism to Intersectionality in Animal Advocacy by Nick Pendergrast
From Nationalism to
politics, race, and nation
“Cruelty-Free” “Australia Day”?
• Animals Australia:
• ‘Cheers to a Cruelty-Free Australia Day!
• ‘If you're like us then you're probably already
salivating in anticipation of BBQ-on-the-
beach-with-your-mates-day on January 26th.’
Live Export = Animal Nationalism x 31
Nationalism and Intersectionality?
• ‘…We aim to re-imagine how animals may feature in more ‘inclusive
nationalisms’ or ‘just nationalisms’ that attend to difference within and
• Ethnic/cultural vs territorial/political nationalism.
• Maneesha Deckha. 2008, ‘Disturbing Images: Peta and the Feminist Ethics of Animal Advocacy’
in Ethics and the Environment, 13(2), pp. 35-76 (specifically pages 48-49).
• Esther Alloun (Palestine-Israel), Kadri Aavik (Estonia).
Nick Pendergrast. 2018:
• ‘PETA, Patriarchy and Intersectionality’ in Animal Studies Journal, 7(1), pp. 59-79.
• ‘Intersectional AdvocacyTendsTo Bring In Less Money’ on faunalytics.org
• My work: search ‘nick pendergrast
(PowerPoint with links)