Top Ten Articles

Most Popular Articles Downloaded from Ingenta in 2019

Rank Vol/Issue Date  Number of Downloads Title of Article
 1 91:2 June 2018 244

Fighting Illiberalism with Illiberalism: Islamist Populism and Democratic Deconsolidation in Indonesia

Marcus Mietzner, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

2 88:3 September 2015 244

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

3 92:1 March 2019 200

To Join or Not to Join? State Ownership, Commercial Interests, and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Xiaojun Li, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Ka Zeng, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, USA

4 87:1 March 2014 112

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

5 90:4 December 2017 94

Gambling on the Future: Casino Enclaves, Development, and Poverty Alleviation in Laos

Kearrin Sims, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia

6 92:3 September 2019 88

Thailand’s 2019 Vote: The General’s Election

Jacob I. Ricks, Singapore Management University, Singapore

7 89:4 December 2016 87

Perilous Waters: People Smuggling, Fishermen, and Hyper-precarious Livelihoods on Rote Island, Eastern Indonesia

Antje Missbach, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

8 88:3 September 2015 79

Informality, Resilience, and the Political Implications of Disaster Governance

Devanathan Parthasarathy, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

9 92:2 June 2019 76

Democratic Decline in Indonesia: The Role of Religious Authorities

Saskia Schäfer, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

10 91:4 December 2018 76 <book review> The Korean Wave: Evolution, Fandom, and Transnationality. Edited by Tae-Jin Yoon and Dal Yong Jin. Reviewed By Jimmyn Parc

Most Popular Articles Written between 1928–2014

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Rank Vol/Issue Date Number of Downloads Article
March 2014
3064 Anime in the US: The Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Globalized Culture by Nissim Otmazgin
Fall 1985
1644 <book review> Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson (reviewed by Anthony Reid)
Summer 2003
1278 Japan’s National/Asian Women’s Fund for “Comfort Women” by C. Sarah Soh
4 66:4 Winter 1993-1994 1239 The Politics of Deforestation in Indonesia by Peter Dauvergne
5 66:1 Spring 1993 1214 New Immigration Policy and Unskilled Foreign Workers in Japan by Keiko Yamanaka
6 77:1
Spring 2004
1194 Environmental NGOs in China: Roles and Limits by Jonathan Schwartz
Winter 2000
1150 North Korea’s Defensive Power and U.S.-North Korea Relations by Kyung-Ae Park
Spring 2003
1093 Democratization in South Korea and Inter-Korean Relations by Chien-peng Chung
9 87:1
March 2014
1045 The Power of the Nation-state amid Neoliberal Reform: Shifting Cultural Politics in the New Korean Wave by Dal Jong Jin
Fall 1995 1033 Women and Political Participation in China by Stanley Rosen