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HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan | Directed, produced and shot by Megumi Nishikura and Lara Perez Takaga

Film reviewed by Kaori Mori Want


China’s Foreign Policy | By Stuart Harris

Book reviewed by Dong Wang


Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in Asia | By Robert J. Hanlon

Book reviewed by David Grayson


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


North Korean Nuclear Operationality: Regional Security & Nonproliferation | Edited by Gregory J. Moore

Books reviewed by Tomohiko Kawaguchi


China’s Rise in Oceania: Issues and Perspectives

By Terence Wesley-Smith, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Pacific Islands Studies


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


Introduction: Gender Reforms, Electoral Quotas and Women’s Political Representation in Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore

By Netina Tan, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada


Anime in the US: The Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Globalized Culture

By Nissim Otmazgin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Israel


Behind the Scenes: Smuggling in the Thailand-Myanmar Borderland

By Sang Kook Lee, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

Most Popular Articles Written between 1928–2011

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 (or purchased if your institution does not have a license).

Articles written from 2012 to the present are not available through JSTOR and therefore are not included in this list. This data was downloaded from JSTOR in 2016.

Rank Vol/Issue Date Number of Downloads Article
Autumn 1985
3263 <Book Review> Imagined Communities. Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson. Reviewed by Anthony Reid
2 68:1 Spring 1995 1350 The South China Sea Disputes: Implications of China’s Earlier Territorial Settlements by Eric Hyer
3 77:1
Spring 2004
1223 Environmental NGOs in China: Roles and Limits by Jonathan Schwartz
4 73:4
Winter 2000
1139 North Korea’s Defensive Power and U.S.-North Korea Relations by Kyung-Ae Park
Spring 2003
964 Democratization in South Korea and Inter-Korean Relations by Chien-peng Chung
66:4 Winter 1993-1994 890 The Politics of Deforestation in Indonesia by Peter Dauvergne
Summer 2003
885 Japan’s National/Asian Women’s Fund for “Comfort Women” by C. Sarah Soh
Winter 1994-1995
867 A Step Toward Understanding Popular Violence in China’s Cultural Revolution by Lu Xiuyuan
9 75:3
Autumn 2002
815 Hollywood and China as Adversaries and Allies by Wan Jihong and Richard Kraus
Summer 1998 812 ASEAN and the Management of Regional Security by Shaun Narine