Top Ten Articles

Top Ten Most Popular Recent Articles downloaded from Ingenta during 2016

1. {film review} HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan. Directed, produced and shot by Megumi Nishikura and Lara Perez Takagi. Reviewed by Kaori Mori Want 

2. {book review} China’s Foreign Policy. By Stuart Harris. Reviewed by Dong Wang

3. {book review} Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in Asia. By Robert J. Hanlon. Reviewed by David Grayson

4. Persuading Pariahs: Myanmar’s Strategic Decision for Reform and Opening by Jonathan T. Chow, University of Macau, Macau SAR, China and  Leif-Eric Easley, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

5. {book review} North Korean Nuclear Operationality: Regional Security & Nonproliferation. Edited by Gregory J. Moore. Reviewed by Tomohiko Kawaguchi

6. China’s Rise in Oceania: Issues and Perspectives by Terence Wesley-Smith, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Pacific Islands Studies

7. Water, Water Everywhere: Toward Participatory Solutions to Chronic Urban Flooding in Jakarta by Rita Padawangi, National University of Singapore, Singapore and Mike Douglass, National University of Singapore, Singapore

8. Introduction: Gender Reforms, Electoral Quotas and Women’s Political Representation in Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore by Netina Tan, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

9. Anime in the US: The Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Globalized Culture by Nissim Otmazgin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Israel

10. Behind the Scenes: Smuggling in the Thailand-Myanmar Borderland by Sang Kook Lee, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea


Top Ten Most Popular Articles Written between 1928–2010

Pacific Affairs is privileged to be one of the journals featured in JSTOR’s core collections that is offered to university libraries around the world. With over 6000 institutions signed up to JSTOR’s collection in over 150 different countries it is not surprising that authors of articles featured in Pacific Affairs received wide and comprehensive attention by the academic community.

Articles can be accessed via JSTOR – HERE
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Articles written from 2011 to the present are not available through JSTOR and therefore are not included in this list.

(downloaded from JSTOR in 2015)

Rank Vol/Issue Date Number of Downloads Article
Autumn 1985
3308 <Book Review> Imagined Communities. Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson. Reviewed by Anthony Reid



Spring 2004


1619 Environmental NGOs in China: Roles and Limits by Jonathan Schwartz



Spring 1995

The South China Sea Disputes: Implications of China’s Earlier Territorial Settlements by Eric Hyer


4 75:4
Winter 2002–2003
1239 Female Leadership of Democratic Transitions in Asia by Mark R. Thompson
Winter 2000
1197 North Korea’s Defensive Power and U.S.-North Korea Relations by Kyung-Ae Park
73:4 Winter 2000–2001 926 North Korea’s Challenge of Regime Survival: Internal Problems and Implications for the Future by Scott Snyder
Winter 1993-1994
894 The Politics of Deforestation in Indonesia by Peter Dauvergne
Spring 2003
882 Democratization in South Korea and Inter-Korean Relations by Chien-peng Chung
Autumn 2000
872 Ethnic Tourism in Hokkaido and teh Shaping of Ainu Identity by Lisa Hiwasaki
Summer 2006 847 China Turns West: Beijing’s Contemporary Strategy Towards Central Asia by Kevin Sheives

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