La Trobe University
Dr Nicholas Herriman is a senior lecturer in Social and Cultural Anthropology at La Trobe University. He writes about Indonesia and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
FeatureIntroduction Since at least the work of van Gennep in the early 1900s, anthropologists have recognised that borders and thresholds are crucial in understanding human behavior and culture. But particularly in the past few decades, the study of borders has moved from the margins of social inquiry to the centre. At the same time, fashion (Entwistle), including clothing and skin...Read more