Top Ten Articles on JSTOR of 2023

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 2023 a total of 293,002 articles published in Pacific Affairs 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 2020 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.

1. Anime in the US: The Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Globalized Culture 

by Nissim Otmazgin

Volume 87, No. 1
March 2014
Number of downloads: 4245

2. Martial Law in the Philippines: The Methods of Regime Survival

by David Wurfel

Volume 50, No. 1
Spring 1977
Number of downloads: 3701

3. Constitution-Making in Bangladesh

by Abul Fazl Huq

Volume 46, No. 1
Spring 1977
Number of downloads: 2812

4. A Step Toward Understanding Popular Violence in China’s Cultural Revolution

by Lu Xiuyuan

Volume 67, No. 4
Winter 1994
Number of downloads: 1739

5. Civil Liberties and the Mass Media under Martial Law in the Philippines

by David A. Rosenberg

Volume 47, No. 4
Winter 1974-75
Number of downloads: 1663

6. India’s Independence and the War

by Michael Greenberg

Volume 15, No. 2
Summer 1942
Number of downloads: 1603

7. ASEAN and the Management of Regional Security

by Shaun Narine

Volume 71, No. 2
Summer 1998
Number of downloads: 1516

8. Japan’s National/Asian Women’s Fund for “Comfort Women”

by C. Sarah Soh

Volume 76, No. 2
Summer 2003
Number of downloads: 1500

9. The Discourse of Unequal Treaties in Modern China

by Dong Wang

Volume 76, No. 3
Fall 2003
Number of downloads: 1372