Chapters, reports, and articles
“Why should Australia be concerned about… rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait“, China Matters Explores, February 2021.
A New China Narrative for Australia (together with contributors Stephen FitzGerald, Allan Gyngell, Jackson Kwok, Andrew Parker, and Michael Wesley), China Matters, 27 June 2019.
“Is there a problem with…Australia’s China narrative? (with Stephen FitzGerald)”, China Matters Explores, June 2018.
“Is there a problem with…Chinese International Students? (with Bates Gill)”, China Matters Explores, 21 September 2017.
“What does China want? Xi Jinping and the path to greatness”, Australian Foreign Affairs, 2017.
“Does Trump’s presidency mean Australia needs a Plan B – toward China?”, Asia Blog, Asia Society, 30 June 2017.
The US and China: A Mature and Interdependent Relationship, United States Studies Centre, 10 May 2016.
The New Arctic Governance (eds. with Neil Melvin), Oxford University Press, February 2016.
“North East Asia eyes the Arctic” with Seong-Hyon Lee in The New Artic Governance (eds. with Neil Melvin), Oxford University Press, February 2016.
“The PLA and maritime security actors” in Philip Saunders and Andrew Scobell (eds.) The PLA’s role in national security policy making, Stanford University Press, 2015.
“Domestic actors and the fragmentation of China’s foreign policy” in Robert S. Ross and Jo Inge Bekkevold (eds.) China in the Era of Xi Jinping Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges, Georgetown University Press, 2016.
“China and the Arctic” in Lowell Dittmer and Maochun Yu (eds.) Handbook of Chinese Security, Routledge, 2015.
“China’s unpredictable maritime security actors“, Lowy Institute Report, Sydney: Lowy Institute for International Policy, 11 December 2014.
“Australia’s relations with China in turbulence”, The Asan Forum, 25 January 2014.
China’s foreign policy dilemma, Lowy Institute Analysis, Sydney: Lowy Institute for International Policy, 2013.
The North East Asian states’ interests in the Arctic and possible cooperation with the Kingdom of Denmark (with Seong-Hyon Lee), Report prepared for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, SIPRI, April 2013.
China’s Arctic aspirations (with Jingchao Peng), SIPRI Policy Paper, Stockholm: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2012.
In search of political trust: Australia-China relations, Lowy Institute Policy Brief, Sydney: Lowy Institute for International Policy, 2012.
Northeast Asia turns its attention to the Arctic, NBR Analysis Brief, The National Bureau of Asian Research, December 2012.
“China’s foreign policy in the new era” in Christer Pursiainen (ed.) Post-Communist modernisation: China and Russia at the crossroads, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
“Australia’s strategy toward China” in Jung-Ho Bae and Jae H. Ku (eds.) China’s domestic politics and foreign policies and major countries strategies toward China, Seoul: Korea Institute for National Unification, 2012.
China’s energy and security relations with Russia (with Paul Holtom), SIPRI Policy Paper, no. 29, Stockholm: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2011.
New foreign policy actors in China (with Dean Knox), SIPRI Policy Paper, no. 26, Stockholm: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2010.
China prepares for an ice-free Arctic, SIPRI Insights on Peace and Security no. 2, Stockholm: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2010.
“The myth of a Sino-Russian challenge to the West” (with Hiski Haukkala), International Spectator, vol 44, no 3, September 2009.
“China’s diplomacy toward Africa: Drivers and constraints”, International Relations of the Asia Pacific, vol 9, 2009.
“China” in Anna Korppoo et al (eds.), Toward a new climate regime? Views of China, India, Japan, Russia and the United States in the Road to Copenhagen, FIIA Report no. 19, Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs, 2009.
“Does China have an energy diplomacy? Reflections on China’s energy security and its international dimensions”, in Antonio Marquina Barrio (ed.), Energy Security. Visions from Asia and Europe, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
“Societal developments in China” in Huldt et al. (eds.) Strategic Yearbook 2007: China Rising: Reactions, Assessments and Strategic Consequences, Swedish National Defence College & Finnish National Defence University 2008.
“A ‘Greater Chinese Union’ – Striving toward a solution of Taiwan’s unresolved future status”, Asia-Europe Journal, vol. 6, no. 1, 2008.
“China Aims High in Science and Technology” in Linda Jakobson (ed.) Innovation with Chinese Characteristics. High Tea Research in China. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
“The burden of ‘non-interference'”, China Economic Quarterly, Q2 2007.
“China and the worldwide search for energy security” (with Daojiong Zha), Asia Pacific Review, vol. 13, no. 2, 2006.
The implications of China’s rise for Asia and Europe, UPI Briefing Paper 5/2006, Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs.
“Greater Chinese Union”, Washington Quarterly, Summer 2005.
Kiinan vaikeat valinnat. Yhteiskunnallisen murroksen tiellä [book: China´s tough choices. On the path of societal transition], Helsinki: Edita 2005.
“China´s foreign policy in transition” (with Angang Hu & Mingming Shen), in China´s transforming society and foreign policy, FIIA report 11, Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs 2005.
“Pursuing more effective governance: Villagers’ committee elections and their implications in China” in Jude Howell (ed.), Governance in China, Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004.
Taiwan Strait IV: How an ultimate political settlement might look, co-author, Asia Report no. 75, Brussels: International Crisis Group, 26.2.2004.
Taiwan’s challenge to China and the world, Part II: A Greater Chinese Union offers best political solution, YaleGlobal Online 15.3.2004.
“Playing ball across the Strait”, International Herald Tribune, 5 March 2004.
“SARS and its aftermath in China. A blessing in disguise for President Hu Jintao?” in Tapani Vaahtoranta & Teresa Pohjola (toim.) Yearbook of Finnish Foreign Policy 2004, Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs, 2004.
Selvitys Kiinan yhteiskunnallisesta ja talouspoliittisesta kehityksestä [Report on political and economic developments in China, commissioned by the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland], Valtioneuvoston kanslia 23/2004, Helsinki: Edita 2004.
Taiwan’s unresolved status. Visions for the future and implications for EU foreign policy, FIIA Report 8, Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs, 2004.
“Chinese leaders face multi-faceted pressures” Unitas, Nordea Economic Review, 2/2003 (in Finnish, Swedish & English)
Miljoner sanninger, Tio år i Kina (Swedish edition of A million truths. A decade in China), Stockholm: Bonniers, 2001.
EU ei saa tuloksia aikaan Koreoissa ilman USA:ta, (EU will not achieve results in Korea without the US), Helsingin Sanomat (Vieraskynä) May 4, 2001.
Linda Jakobson, Marja Sarvimäki, Perinteen taika, Nykyaika Kiinassa, Etelä-Koreassa ja Japanissa [The Spell of Tradition. Contemporary Life in China, South Korea and Japan]. Helsinki: WSOY, 2001. (Documentary book about middle-class family attitudes and values in Beijing, Taipei, Seoul and Tokyo.)
Post-Communist modernisation at the crossroads: Russia and China in comparative perspective, Linda Jakobson and Christer Pursiainen, UPI Working Papers, Helsinki, 24/2001. Presented at the ISA Convention, Chicago, February 2001.
The Korean Peninsula: Is Kim Dae-jung’s pursuit of a Korean Confederation realistic?, UPI Working Papers 21/1999, Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs.
Blazing new trails: Village committees’ elections in P.R. China, UPI Working Papers 19/1999, Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs.
“China’s Crisis is a Loss of Faith,” Washington Post, 1 August 2000.
A million truths. Ten years in China. New York: M. Evans Publishing Co, 1998. (See Foreign Affairs review by Lucian Pye)
Miljoona totuutta. Vuosikymmen Kiinassa [A million truths. A decade in China], Helsinki: Kirjayhtyma, 1997. Documentary book awarded the Finnish Government Non-Fiction Publication Prize [Valtion tiedonjulkistamispalkinto] in March 1998.
“Idol turned bully? America through a Chinese lens,” Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Summer edition 1997.
Lies in ink, truth in blood: The role and impact of the Chinese press during the Beijing Spring of ’89, Boston: Shorenstein Barone Center, Harvard University, 1990.
Mureneva muuri. Vuosi kiinalaisena [The crumbling wall. One year as a Chinese] Helsinki: Kirjayhtymä, 1988. [Documentary book about China. Received honorary mention by Finlandia Non-Fiction Literature Committee 1989].