Top Ten Articles

Most Popular Articles Downloaded from Ingenta in 2022

Rank Vol/Issue Date  Number of Downloads Title of Article
 1 88:3 September 2015 254 Water, Water Everywhere: Toward Participatory Solutions to Chronic Urban Flooding in Jakarta

Rita Padawangi, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Mike Douglass, National University of Singapore, Singapore

2  91:2 June 2018 167 Fighting Illiberalism with Illiberalism: Islamist Populism and Democratic Deconsolidation in Indonesia

Marcus Mietzner, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

3  93:4 December 2020 146 K-POP IDOLS: Popular Culture and the Emergence of the Korean Music Industry. By Dal Yong Jin and Hark Joon Lee.

Book Review by Seung-Ah Lee

4 93:4 December 2020 144 FROM FACTORY GIRLS TO K-POP IDOL GIRLS: Cultural Politics of Developmentalism, Patriarchy, and Neoliberalism in South Korea’s Popular Music Industry. For the Record: Lexington Studies in Rock and Popular Music. By Gooyong Kim

Book Review by Hyejin Jo

 5  94:2 June 2021 134 Suspension: Seeking Agency for Change in the Hypermobile World

Biao Xiang, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
& Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany

6 95:3 September 2022 96 Mobilized and Polarized: Social Media and Disinformation Narratives in the 2022 Philippine Elections

Aries A. Arugay, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Justin Keith A. Baquisal, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

 7  93:4 December 2020 81 Singapore’s Pandemic Election: Opposition Parties and Valence Politics in GE2020

Steven Oliver, Yale-NUS College, Singapore
Kai Ostwald, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver

8   87:1 March 2014 80 Cultural Policy and Film Industry as Negotiation of Power: The Chinese State’s Role and Strategies in its Engagement with Global Hollywood 1994-2012

Wendy Su, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, USA

9 95:2 June 2022 79 The 2022 South Korean Presidential Election and the Gender Divide among the Youth

Hannah June Kim, University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA
Chungjae Lee, Republic of Korea Air Force Academy, Cheongwon-gun, South Korea

10  95:2 June 2022 78 TRANSNATIONAL HALLYU: The Globalization of Korean Digital and Popular Culture. Asian Cultural Studies: Transnational and Dialogic Approaches. By Dal Yong Jin, Kyong Yoon, and Wonjung Min

Book review by Irina Lyan

Most Popular Articles written between 1928–2016 downloaded from JSTOR in 2022

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.

In 2022 a total of 257,756 articles were downloaded from JSTOR, below are the top ten.

Articles can be accessed via JSTOR (or purchased if your institution does not have a license).

Articles written from 2019 to the present are not available through JSTOR and therefore are not included in this list. This data was downloaded from JSTOR and represents the most popular articles downloaded in 2022.

Rank Vol/Issue Date Number of Downloads Article
Spring 1977
4042 Martial Law in the Philippines: The Methods of Regime Survival by David Wurfel
March 2014
3937 Anime in the US: The Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Globalized Culture by Nissim Otmazgin
47:4 Winter 1974-75 1589 Civil Liberties and the Mass Media under Martial Law in the Philippines by David A. Rosenberg
4 76:3 Fall 2003 1487 The Discourse of Unequal Treaties in Modern China by Dong Wang
5 58:3 Fall 1985 1270 <book review> Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson (reviewed by Anthony Reid)
6 76:2 Summer 2003 1257 Japan’s National/Asian Women’s Fund for “Comfort Women” by C. Sarah Soh
Spring 2003
1228 Democratization in South Korea and Inter-Korean Relations by Chien-peng Chung
Fall 2000
1216 Ethnic Tourism in Hokkaido and the Shaping of Ainu Identity by Lisa Hiwasaki
9 87:1 March 2014 1099 The Power of the Nation-state amid Neoliberal Reform: Shifting Cultural Politics in the New Korean Wave by Dal Yong Jin
Summer 1998 1026 ASEAN and the Management of Regional Security by Shaun Narine