Animals, Equality and Democracy examines the structure of animal protection legislation and finds that it is deeply inequitable, with a tendency to favour those animals the community is most likely to see and engage with. Siobhan O'Sullivan argues that these inequities violate fundamental principle of justice and transparency.
SIOBHAN O'SULLIVAN is Research Fellow at the School of Social and Political Sciences, Melbourne University, Australia. She has a long-standing interest in animal protection and published widely on animal issues, including articles in Environmental Politics, Environmental Values and the Journal of Animal Ethics. Siobhan is an Associate Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics.