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Volume 20, Number 3 (December 2022)
Understanding the Maintenance of Rivalries and Causes of Wars in the Middle East Akbar Khan
An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Resource Distribution by the African Development Bank Group Heon Joo Jung
Eun Mi Kim
Beijing’s cultural diplomacy efforts in Pakistan: Building soft image through internet sources Abdul Razaque Larik
Shah Nawaz Mangi
Syed Gulzar Ali Shah Bukhari
[Special Contribution] The Future of Political Science? John Ishiyama
Volume 20, Number 2 (August 2022)
Great Power Politics in World History: Balance of Power and Central Wars Since Antiquity Dylan Motin
Economic MAD as Middle Powers’ Strategic Tool in the Great Power Rivalry Ewan A. Smith
Shin-wha Lee
The Essence of Decisions in International Organizations: Two Cases of World Bank Reforms in 2010 and 2018 Minho Lee
Byungwon Woo
Climate Hypocrisy? A Case of Korea’s Involvement in Coal Capacity Expansion in Southeast Asia Heejin Han
Factors Weakening the Strength and Solidarity of ROK-US Alliance Necessary to Deter DPRK’s Provocations Alec Chung
Public Diplomacy and Air Pollution Problem: How the U.S. Used “Beijing Air” to Advance Its Soft Power in China Suehyun Jung
Volume 20, Number 1 (April 2022)
Democracy and Territorial Change Ajin Choi
Can Digital Authoritarianism Deter Political Freedom?: Innovation in Digital Technology and Democratization Yongjae Lee
Cambodia’s Foreign Policy Choice from 2010 to 2020: from Strategic Hedging to Bandwagoning Chandy Doung
William Kang
Jaechun Kim
Two Imperative Situations and North Korea’s Diplomacy toward the United States: Rapprochement to Confrontational Diplomacy in the 1970s and the 1990s. Seongryeol Kim
The Role of Russia in the Korean Peninsula Peace Regime Iordanka Alexandrova
Volume 19, Number 3 (December 2021)
The Feasibility of Punishment and the Credibility of Threats: Case Studies on the First Moroccan and the Rhineland Crises Yang Gyu Kim
What is Behind the China Rule in 2007: Motivations for the Bush Administration’s Export Control Policy Against China Sanghyun Han
The Heterogeneous Impacts of the Ratification of CEDAW on the Adoption of Violence Against Women Laws Byung-Deuk Woo
Southeast Asian Public Perceptions of China: Clusters and Gaps Yoonah Oh
Volume 19, Number 2 (August 2021)
Alliance Vulnerability and its Remedies: Tracing the Abandonment of Kurds and South Korea Under the Trump Administration Kiljoo Ban
South Korea’s High-Level Bilateral Meetings with African Countries Concerning Nuclear North Korea Miyung Yoon
Kyudeug Hwang
Political Framework of Green New Deal: A comparative analysis of the EU and US proposals Taedong Lee
Myungsung Kim
Natalie Chifamba
Moralizing Pandemic: How Was HIV/AIDS Prioritized in Foreign Aid in the United States? Youngsoo Kim
Volume 19, Number 1 (April 2021)
Tweaking or Breaking of the International Order: Kissinger, Shultz, and Transatlantic Relations, 1971-1973 Youn Ki
The Security and Human Rights Nexus in North Korea: Is Self-Organizing Dynamics Feasible? Ki-Joon Hong
Asymmetry of Power, Attention, and Reciprocity: Determinants of ROK-China Partnership Diplomacy Failure Youngjune Chung
Interstate Wars and Terrorism: the Effect of External Enemies on Domestic and Transnational Terrorism Yongjae Lee
Institutional Rigidity of the Bretton Woods Institutions, Domestic Politics of the U.S. and the Establishment of the
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Dong Kyu Kim
Jaein Lee
Byungwon Woo
Diverging Response to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis since 2017 Military Crackdown: Comparative Analysis of
Bangladesh and Malaysia
Yoojeong Jeong
Volume 18, Number 3 (December 2020)
Who Supports the US-led Global Order? An Empirical Analysis Using Survey Data Alec Chung
Discouraging the Bomb: U.S. Counterproliferation Success against Libya Sunwoo Paek
Volume 18, Number 2 (April 2020)
Assessing Motives in Northeast Asian Aid Allocations: China, Japan and Korea as a Collective Group and as Individual Donors Hyuk-Sang Sohn
Seokwoo Kim
Changbin Woo
Geostrategic Imperatives of Gwadar Port for China Fakhar Hussain
Volume 18, Number 1 (April 2020)
Capability Distribution between Allies, Geographical Proximity and Alliance Duration Jaewook Chung
Clashing Geostrategic Choices in East Asia, 2009-2015: Re-balancing, Wedge Strategy, and Hedging Jahyun Chun
Yangmo Ku
North Korea’s 2018 Foreign Policy U-turn: Using Levels of Analysis to Understand Kim Jong-un’s Rationale Andrew S. Millard
Weapons Brushed By the Enemy: The Bounded Autonomy of Taiwan’s Middle Power Foreign Policy Kyong Jun Choi
Volume 17, Number 3 (December 2019)
Comparative Study on the Distinctive Strategies and Factors of China’s Negotiation with Taiwan and South Korea’s Negotiation with North Korea: Focusing on the ECFA and GIC Wonwoo Shin
The Rise of the US Federal Reserve as a World Monetary Authority: Revisiting the Volcker Shock Kyuteg Lim
The Geopolitics of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC) and its Security Implications for India Don McLain Gill
How did Taiwan’s Critical Election Changed China’s Taiwan Policy in the Early 2000s: A Modified Two-Level Game Analysis Do Young Gong
Eunbong Choi
Assessing Threats to South Korea’s Undersea Communications Cable Infrastructure Sean O'Malley
Volume 17, Number 2 (August 2019)
Bridging the Theorist-Practitioner Gap in IR: What are the Risks and Benefits? Richard J. Cook
Zhaoying Han
Maximilian Ohle
Srđan M. Jovanović
Do Norms Theories Matter?: Viability of Constructivist Approach for the Studies of Foreign Aid Young Soo Kim
Joongbum Shin
Effects of International Trade on East and Southeast Asians’ Views of China Alec Chung
The convergence of public opinion and interest group lobbying and the disruption of the Trump administration in United States immigration policy Jaeyeon Joo
The Intact Public Health Care System in Cuba: An Exploration of its Motivations and Transferability So Youn Kim
Enforcement Credibility and Frequency of Negotiations in Civil Wars Hojung Joo
Taehee Whang
Volume 17, Number 1 (April 2019)
India’s Extended “Act East” Outreach to Northeast Asia: Its Economic and Security Interactions with China, Japan, and South Korea Wooyeal Paik
Rajiv Kumar
Democratic Constitutions Against Democratization: Law and Administrative Reforms in Weimar Germany and Implications for New Democracies Kyong Jun Choi
The Contentious Politics of Youth Unemployment: Comparing Korea and Taiwan Injoo Sohn
Why Did Stalin Not Support a Quick Victory for the Korean People’s Army? Stalin’s Unspoken Global Security Strategy for the Korean War Youngjun Kim
Volume 16, Number 3 (December 2018)
Macroprudential Ideas and Auxiliary Change in Financial Governance Paradigm Jaehwan Jung
Power, Politicization, and Network Positions: Explaining State Participation in the UPR Su Hyen Bae
China’s Policy of “Going Out” 2.0: Ideas, Interests, and the Rise of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Yukyung Yeo
Foreign Policy Orientation of Independent Central Asian States: Looking Through the Prism of Ideas and Identities Alina Nomerovchenko
Jaechun Kim
William Kang
What Brought Them Together? Comparative Analysis of the Normalization Processes of North Korea-Japan and South Korea-Japan Yaechan Lee
International Political Implications of Language: The Linguistic Puzzle of “Inherent Territory” Ethan Yorgason
Volume 16, Number 2 (August 2018)
The Tianxia System and the Search for a Common Ground in the Comparative Ethics of War Edmund Frettingham
Yih-Jye Hwang

Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Nuclear Suppliers Group: A Functionalist Perspective on the Regime

Jinwon Lee
China’s Rhetorical Challenge to the US-led Order in the Asia-Pacific and the Response of Regional States Jae Jeok Park
Democratization in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Empirical Analysis Ho Keun Yoo
Gyoosang Seol

Why Does the Press Still Matter? Explaining the Conditional Effects of Online Mobilization of Protest on Newspaper Market Structures in Asia

Shin Haeng Lee

Chinese Suburban Villages’ State-Society Relations in Flux: A Factor of Collectively- Owned Land Development

Wooyeal Paik
Volume 16, Number 1 (April 2018)
The Malaise of Globalization in East Asia: Income Inequality, Perceived State Capacity, and Anti-Establishment Attitudes Mark Weatherall
Min-Hua Huang
Taehee Whang

Perils of Transition: Korea and Taiwan Democratization Compared

Hieyeon Keum
Joel R. Campbell
Post-War Korean Conservatism, Japanese Statism, and the Legacy of President Park Chung-hee in South Korea Minji Jeong
Youseop Shin
North Korean Refugees in South Korea: Change and Challenge in Settlement Support Policy Gyubin Choi

Do Time and Language Matter in IR?: Nishida Kitaro’s non-Western discourse of philosophy and politics

Kosuke Shimizu

A Triad of Normative, Pragmatic, and Science-Oriented Approaches: The Development of International Relations Theory in Japan Revisited

Kazuya Yamamoto
Volume 15, Number 3 (December 2017)
Ethnic Exclusion, Armed Conflict, and Leader Survival Hyun Jin Choi
First Missiles, then Nukes? Explaining the Connection between Missile Programs and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Bryan Robert Early
Christopher Way
Understanding the Structures and Contents of National Interests-An Analysis of Structural Equation Modeling Charles Chong-Han Wu
Institutions for European Energy Cooperation: Dyadic Data Analysis of Electricity Network Interconnections Hyodong Sohn
Taedong Lee
The Structural Sources of Security Tension in Northeast Asia: Reconciliation Dynamics and the Effects of Security-Status Dilemma Kyu Young Lee
Bumjoon Kwon
China’s Westward March: One Belt, One Road from Strategic Views Chang-hoon Cha
Volume 15, Number 2 (August 2017)
Uncertainty in International Crises Muhammet Bas
Elena McLean
Taehee Whang
The Economy, Corruption, and Conditional Voting: A Cross-National Analysis Jungsub Shin
Digital Revolution or Digital Dominance? Regime Type, Internet Control, and Political Activism in East Asia Min-Hua Huang
Wen Hong
Legislative Gridlock, Executive Unilateralism, and Policy Governance: The Implications of U.S. Nuclear Power Policymaking for Korean Politics Seong-Ho Lim
American Attitudes toward Free Trade Agreements Taeeun Min
Bridging the Theoretical Gap between Public Diplomacy and Cultural Diplomacy Hwajung Kim
Volume 15, Number 1 (April 2017)
Alliances Rebalanced? The Social Meaning of the U.S. Pivot and Allies’ Responses in Northeast Asia Sebastian Harnisch
Gordon Friedrichs
What Makes Autocracies’ Soft Power Strategies Special? Evidence from Russia and China Artem Patalakh
The Pattern of North Korea’s Local Military Provocations Sangbeom Yoo
Sangjin Kim
Does Area Studies Need Theory? Revisiting the Debate on the Future of Area Studies Vee Chansa-Ngavej
Kyu Young Lee
News Consumption and Economic Voting: Does News Media Exposure Facilitate Economic Voting? Han Soo Lee
Does Europe Matter in the European Electoral Arena? Populist Radical Right Party Support in the 2014 European Elections Geeyoung Hong
Volume 14, Number 3 (December 2016)
The Capabilities-based Analysis of Alliance Transformation in the Asia-Pacific

Jiyun Kih
Jaechun Kim

hNorth Korea's Emerging Nuclear State Identity: Discursive Construction and Performative Enactment Eric Julian Ballbach
Do Democratic Institutions Reduce Human Rights Violations or Just Prevent More Violations than the Current Level? An Exogenous Explanation of Human Rights Improvement in Democracies Youngsoo Yu
Unresolved Comfort Women Issue: How Pragmatism Precludes Reconciliation Pat hein
Not so Universal? The Search for Indigenous International Theories in South Korea Byoungwon Min
Studies of International Political Economy in Korea: 50 Years Plus 10 Seokwoo Kim
The State of Research on Inter-Korean Relations Based on KJIR and KJIS Articles Seongji Woo
Volume 14, Number 2 (August 2016)
Foreign Aid and Government Survival Elena V. McLean
Taehee Whang
Capability Change, Economic Dependence and Alliance Termination Jaewook Chung
The Role of UN Commissions of Inquiry in Developing Global Human Rights: Prospects and Challenges Hun Joon Kim
An Exploratory Analysis of the Political Economy of Inequality and Redistribution in Advanced Democracies Yoojin Lim
Hyeok Yong Kwon
How Aggressive Is China? Amitai Etzioni
Growing Activism as Cooperation Facilitator: China-Japan-Korea Trilateralism and Korea’s Middle Power Diplomacy Zhang Muhui
Migrant Remittances and Electoral Accountability: The Case of the Philippines Yoon Ah Oh
Volume 14, Number 1 (April 2016)
The Heterarchic Structure of Twenty-First-Century International Governance Jack Donnelly
More Unstable Internally, More Reliable Externally: South Korea’s Participation in the Vietnam War Sung Chul Jung
Resolving the Korean Conflict through a Combination of Human Rights and Human Security Bo-hyuk Suh
Japan’s Changing Defense Posture and Security Relations in East Asia Andrew R. Capistrano Shuhei Kurizaki
Pipeline Politics between Europe and Russia: A Historical Review from the Cold War to the Post-Cold War Jae-Seung Lee
Daniel Connolly
Explaining the Maintenance Process of International Rivalries Chaekwang You
The European Union’s Human Security Discourse: Conceptualization and Justification Benjamin C. Thompson
Volume 13, Number 3 (December 2015)
East Asia, Investment, and International Law: Distinctive or Convergent? Beth A. Simmons
Who Beats Plowshares into Swords? Determinants of Commitment to Ceasefire Agreements Junghyun Lim
Geunwook Lee
Situating Knowledge about North Korea: Tracing Mainstream Publications on a Topic in International Relations
Max Nurnus
Daniel Clausen
The Impact of Media Coverage on Ethnic Conflict between Japanese and Koreans in Japan
Jeonghun Min
Russo-Japanese War Complex: A New Interpretation of Russia's Foreign Policy toward Korea
Youngjun Kim
India-Pakistan: Emerging Trends in Strategic Dynamics
Zulfqar Khan
Mass Responses to Growing Elite Polarization in the U.S.: Ideological Extremism and Political Awareness Jae Mook Lee
Volume 13, Number 2 (August 2015)
Why Engage with More Institutions? Changes in Economic Power Distribution and Levels of Economic Cooperation In Tae Yoo
The Politics of Rescuing the World’s Financial System: The Federal Reserve as a Global Lender of Last Resort J. Lawrence Broz
The Pursuit of Multilateral Security Cooperation Amidst Growing Political and Economic Divides in Northeast Asia Shin-wha Lee
Political Risks and Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in East Asia: A Case Study of “China-Plus-One” Keisuke Iida
Separating Economy from Politics? Japan’s Coexistence Strategy with Two Chinas in the 1960s Seung-Hee Oh
Presidential Electoral Influence in Congressional Districts, Public Approval, and Presidential Success in Congress Youseop Shin
From Settlements to Reparations: The Case of ‘Comfort Women’ and Jus Cogens in International Relations Byoung Won Min
Vol. 13, No. 1 (April 2015)
Norms Contestation: Insights from Morphogenesis Theory Saira Bano
Is Liberal Peace Likely in Nuclear Asymmetry? Jin Myoung Lee
Democratic Attitudes and Political Participation in the Developing World Youngho Cho
Can Military Normalization in Japan and Opcon Transfer in South Korea Enhance Regional Stability? A Conflict Management Framework for Rivalry Dyads Sean O’Malley
Why Doesn’t Asia Have European-Style Regional Integration? Inter-Core Relationships and Network Diffusion Jong Hee Park
B. K. Kim
and Yumi Park
China’s Monetary Ambitions: RMB Internationalization in Comparative Perspective Injoo Sohn
Does U.S. Soft Power Have Consequences for U.S. Security? Evidence from Popular Support for Suicide Bombing Giacomo Chiozza
American Exceptionalism at a Crossroads Seongjong Song
The Internal Supply-side causes for the Belated Rise of the Sweden Democrats Nansae Bin
Okyeon Yi
Vol. 12, No. 2 (December 2014)
GRIT at Panmunjom? How to Cope with Conflict in Northeast Asia Walter Clemens
Cyber Security and Middle Power Diplomacy: A Network Perspective Sangbae Kim
The Dilemma of Attraction-Autonomy Deficits: The Institutionalization of Human Rights in ASEAN Ki-Hyun Bae
South Korea’s Failure to Implement “Defense Reform 2020” Hwee Rhak Park
When Domestic Factors Matter: The Relocation of US Bases in Okinawa Hyon Joo Yoo
The Politics of Foreign Aid in North Korea Jiyoung Kim
Executive Strength, Executive-Legislative Relations, and Budget Deficits Hojun Lee
Vol. 12, No. 1 (June 2014)
The Making of a Cold War Turning Point: The Sino-Soviet Split and the Prelude to Detente with the United States, 1965-1968 Jein Do
Causes of Domestic Terrorism: Economic Sanctions as a Violence Trigger Structure Seung-Whan Choi
Globalization, Democracy and State Autonomy: An Emprical Exploration of the Domestic Consequences of Globalization Jaekwon Suh
Land Reform, Inequality, and Corruption: A Comparative Historical Study of Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines Jong-sung You
Partisan Politics and Dynamics in the U.S. Agriculture Protection Jong Hee Park
A New Interpretation of Korea-Japan Relations: 'Rights Revolution' of Sex Slaves and Forced Laborers in the Courtroom Sukhoon Hong
What Does North Korea Want from China? Understanding Pyongyang's Policy Priorities toward Beijing Jong Hee Park
Vol. 12, Special Issue (May 2014)
A Journal of Our Own Making Seokwoo Kim
Theories of International Balancing, the Rise of China, and Political Alignments in the Asia Pacific Joseph M. Grieco
Why Recognize? Explaining Victorian Britain’s Decision to Recognize the Sovereignty of Imperial Japan Jacques E. C. Hymans
The Merchants of Shanghai, the Mandarins of Beijing: Economic Interdependence in Chinese Foreign Policy Geunwook Lee
Rising China and the Evolution of China-North Korea Relations Hochul Lee
Vol. 11, No. 2 (December 2013)
An Alternate Theory for the Acquisition of Arms to the Collective Goods Theory: A Structural Theory of Armaments Heung Soo Sim
Network Analysis of Free Trade Agreements: Homophily and Transitivity Taedong Lee
Byoung-Inn Bai
State-led Back-scratching Alliance in Cyber Warfare: China’s Strategies in Sino-American Cyber Warfare in the Post-Cold War Era SeulAh Choi
Gon Namkung
Building Trust in Inter-Korean Relations: A Role for Renewable Energy? Dean J. Ouellette
Enclave under Siege: International Norms and Challenges to the Indian Nuclear Complex Karthika Sasikumar
Liberals, Kymlicka and Asian Immigrants’ Assimilation Tae Eun Min
Vol. 11, No. 1 (June 2013)
Institutional Adoption in the Resolution of Civil Conflicts Jai Kwan Jung
National Role Conceptions in the ‘Global Korea’ Foreign Policy Strategy Heike Hermanns
Untying the “Gordian Knot”?
Northeast Asian Security Complex and Desecuritization of the Northern Limit Line
Dong Jun Lee
Does Political Generation Matter for Foreign Policy? South Korea’s Foreign Policy Changes, 2003 to 2007 Yongwook Ryu
Nationalism and Democracy Revisited: The Limits of Democratic Nationalism in South Korea Jun-Hyeok Kwak
Failure to Democritize: Exclusive Parliamentary Politics in Nepal (1990-2002) Sanjeev Humagain
Jungmin Seo
Political Dynamic and the Welfare State in Chile under the Economic Globalization Hanbeom Jeong

Vol. 22, No. 1 (April 2024)
From Traditional to Non-Traditional Security: Assessing Security Interdependence in Turkiye-China Relations Imran Ali Sandano
When It Rains It Pours: Political Determinants of Inflation Crises in Civil War Hyunwoo Kim
Does Democracy Aid Improve Electoral Quality? The Impact of Democracy Aid on Electoral Violence and Free and Fair Elections in Sub-Saharan Africa Jungsub Shin
Vol. 21, No. 3 (December 2023)
Trapped In Bloody Hell? Civilian Killing and Civil War Recurrence JungGyu Eum
Geunwook Lee
Bandwagoning for Profit in the East Asian International System Junsu Seo
“Three Images” Explanations of Aid Giving and An Empirical Analysis Seokwoo Kim
US Monetary Hegemony Infrastructural Linkages Between States and Markets Kyuteg Lim
Contesting Hegemony: The Rise of BRICS and the Crisis of US-led Western Hegemony in the MENA Region - Muhammed Kürşad Özekin
Engin Sune
Water Public-Private Partnerships from the Urban Regime Perspective: A Case Study of Jiangsu Province Jihye Oh
Japan’s Taiwan Policy in New Era of Alliance Dilemma: Multidimensional Hedging Ying Ying
Seong-ho Sheen
Vol. 21, No. 2 (August 2023)
CRUDE POWER: How Oil Affects Military Capacity and Institutions Inwook Kim
The Moderating Effects of Official Development Assistance on the Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Human Development Youngwan Kim
Young Jun Cho
The Nord Stream Pipe Dream: How an Outdated Ostpolitik Misguided Germany’s Foreign Policy toward Russia Hannes Mosler
Why Restrict Emigration: Autocrats’ Ideas in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Song Ha Joo
Vol. 21, No. 1 (April 2023)
Inadvertent Reproduction of Western-centrism in South Korean IR Theorization: Epistemological, Teleological, and Complicit Western-centrism Yong Chul Cho
Supply Chain Security in the Age of Techno-Geopolitics: ‘Fab 4’ Case in the Semiconductor Industry Junghyun Yoon
Making Sense of the Twenty Years' Crisis: A Critical Realist View Chansoo Cho
Does ‘Democracy Aid’ Promote Democracy?: What Works and What Does Not Yoonbin Ha
The ruling strategy of Kim Jong-Un and North Korea's last 10 years: The Rational Action-Reaction about The Expected Effect of The Sanctions Jeongho Kim
For the Sake of Appearances: The Case of South Korean Authoritarian Image Management in the 1970s Benjamin A. Engel
An Analysis of the Scenario of China's Invasion of Taiwan and Implications for South Korea-U.S.-Japan Security Cooperation Ki-Chul PARK