Top Ten Articles

Most Popular Articles Downloaded from Ingenta in 2021

Rank Vol/Issue Date  Number of Downloads Title of Article
 1 88:3 September 2015 310 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  94:2 June 2021 176 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

3  91:2 June 2018 142 Fighting Illiberalism with Illiberalism: Islamist Populism and Democratic Deconsolidation in Indonesia

Marcus Mietzner, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

4 93:2 June 2020 130 Interpreting Anime. By Christopher Bolton.

Book Review by Marc Steinberg

5 93:4 December 2020 124 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

6 93:4 December 2020 122 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

7  87:1 March 2014 98 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

8 94:4 December 2021 55 Life of a Nation’s Text: The Travels and Travails of the Indian Constitution

Ronojoy Sen, National University of Singapore, Singapore

9 93:3 September 2020 52 Migrants, Minorities, and Populism in Southeast Asia

Thomas Pepinsky, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

10 87:1 March 2014 51 Anime in the US: The Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Globalized Culture

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

Most Popular Articles written between 1928–2016 downloaded from JSTOR in 2021

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 2021 a total of 258,288 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 2017 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 2021.

Rank Vol/Issue Date Number of Downloads Article
March 2014
4003 Anime in the US: The Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Globalized Culture by Nissim Otmazgin
Spring 1977
2388 Martial Law in the Philippines: The Methods of Regime Survival by David Wurfel
58:3 Fall 1985 1611 <book review> Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson (reviewed by Anthony Reid)
4 76:2 Summer 2003 1599 Japan’s National/Asian Women’s Fund for “Comfort Women” by C. Sarah Soh
5 76:3 Fall 2003 1542 The Discourse of Unequal Treaties in Modern China by Dong Wang
6 67:4 Winter 1994 1214 A Step Toward Understanding Popular Violence in China’s Cultural Revolution by Lu Xiuyuan
Fall 2000
1178 Ethnic Tourism in Hokkaido and the Shaping of Ainu Identity by Lisa Hiwasaki
Summer 1998
1173 ASEAN and the Management of Regional Security by Shaun Narine
9 66:4 Winter 1993 1159 The Politics of Deforestation in Indonesia by Peter Dauvergne
Winter 1990 1074 Exploring Theories of Female Leadership in South and Southeast Asia by Linda K. Richter