<p><span style="font-size: 1.1em; font-weight: bold;">Animal Welfare in Australia: Politics and Policy</span><br /> Peter John Chen<br /> Sydney University Press<br /> ISBN: 9781743324738 </p> <p>In the last two decades animal rights has moved from a marginal issue to a recurrent policy issue with mainstream interest. <i>Animal Welfare in Australia</i> studies animal protection politics, including relevant literature, and examines emerging concepts of interest group ecology models, activation, mobilisation and social movement theory. <p> <blockquote>“This book will be an instant classic among animal studies scholars in Australia.” <br /> <span style="font-size: 0.8em;">—Dr Siobhan O’Sullivan, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy, University of New South Wales</span></blockquote> <h2>About the author</h2> <p><b>Peter John Chen</b> teaches media politics, public policy and Australian politics at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research interests focus on the relationship between media and politics, with a special interest in new media's impacts on electoral politics, media regulation, social movements, and the politics of animal protection. He is a member of the editorial boards of the <i>Journal of Information Technology &amp;amp; Politics</i> and the <i>International Journal of Electronic Governance.</i></p> <h2>Research Data</h2> <p>Some data sets in the text have been simplified for the print version. The full datasets are below and static images may be downloaded at the bottom of the page.</p> <h4>Figure 4.1 Number of issues mentioned in newspapers, 2005–2014</h4> <div> <a href="https://plot.ly/~hcmcf/26/?share_key=2ApJ0cQA2uTyWx6KqInarq" target="_blank" title="Number of times mentioned vs Year" style="display: block; text-align: center;"><img src="https://plot.ly/~hcmcf/26.png?share_key=2ApJ0cQA2uTyWx6KqInarq" alt="Number of times mentioned vs Year" style="max-width: 100%;width: 1200px;" width="1200" onerror="this.onerror=null;this.src='https://plot.ly/404.png';" /></a> <caption style="text-align: left;">Click on the graph to be taken to an interactive version hosted by <a href="http://plot.ly" target="_blank">plot.ly</a>.</caption> <!-- <script data-plotly="hcmcf:26" sharekey-plotly="2ApJ0cQA2uTyWx6KqInarq" src="https://plot.ly/embed.js" async></script> --> </div> <h4> Figure 4.2 Number of events mentioned in newspapers, 2005–2014</h4> <div> <a href="https://plot.ly/~hcmcf/42/?share_key=Jxf370a15FOtydS952h1Gk" target="_blank" title="&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Figure 4.2&amp;lt;/b&amp;gt; Number of events mentioned in newspapers" style="display: block; text-align: center;"><img src="https://plot.ly/~hcmcf/42.png?share_key=Jxf370a15FOtydS952h1Gk" alt="&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Figure 4.2&amp;lt;/b&amp;gt; Number of events mentioned in newspapers" style="max-width: 100%;width: 1200px;" width="1200" onerror="this.onerror=null;this.src='https://plot.ly/404.png';"/></a> <caption style="text-align: left;">Click on the graph to be taken to an interactive version hosted by <a href="http://plot.ly" target="_blank">plot.ly</a>.</caption> <!-- <script data-plotly="hcmcf:42" sharekey-plotly="Jxf370a15FOtydS952h1Gk" src="https://plot.ly/embed.js" async></script> --> </div>

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