Publications

A Peer-reviewed scientific articles

A1 Articles in international journals, original research
Sinkkonen, Elina. 2021. Dynamic dictators: improving the research agenda on autocratization and authoritarian resilience. Democratization 28 (6), 1172−1190. (open access)
(Journal impact factor 3.0)

Sinkkonen, Elina & Marko Elovainio. 2020. Chinese Perceptions of Threats from the United States and Japan. Analysis of an Elite University Student Survey. Political Psychology 41 (2), 265−282. (open access)
(Journal impact factor 4.3)

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2019. The More the Merrier? Sino-Japanese security relations in the context of complex interstate rivalry in the Asia-Pacific region. The Pacific Review 32 (5), 748−777.
(Journal impact factor 2.4)

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2013. Nationalism, Patriotism and Foreign Policy Attitudes among Chinese University Students. The China Quarterly 216 (4), 1045−1063.
(Journal impact factor 3.2)

A3 Book section in research books
Sinkkonen, Elina. 2021. Dynamic dictators: elite cohesion and authoritarian resilience in China. In Shei C-C. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Chinese Studies. London: Routledge, 113−126. (open access)

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2021. The role of the Taiwan question in Chinese national identity construction. In Shei C-C. (ed.) Taiwan -Manipulation of Ideology and Struggle for Identity. London: Routledge, 1−17.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2009. Isänmaallisuuskasvatuksen kampanja opiskelijoiden mielipiteenmuokkaajana. Teoksessa Raisa Asikainen, Teemu Naarajärvi ja Juha Vuori, (toim.) Pekingin kevät 1989. Tiananmen ja kiinalaisen aktivismin rajat. Helsinki: Gaudeamus (Helsinki University Press), 196−212.

B Non-refereed scientific articles

B1 Non-refereed articles 
Sinkkonen, Elina. 2017. Book review on The Intellectual in Modern Chinese History, by Timothy Cheek." English Historical Review, 2 pages.

C Scientific books

C2 Book editor, chapters in research books
Sinkkonen, Elina, Tiina Airaksinen ja Minna Valjakka (toim.) Enemmän kuin puoli taivasta? Kiinalainen nainen historiassa, yhteiskunnassa ja kulttuurissa- tietokirja [Edited volume: More than Half the Sky. Chinese Women in History, Society and Culture]. Art House 2016, 486 pages.

Airaksinen, Tiina; Elina Sinkkonen and Minna Valjakka. "Toiminnan naisia" [Introduction: Active Women], 11−34.

Sinkkonen, Elina. "Puolet valtakuntaa? Poliittinen vaikuttaminen Kiinan kansantasavallassa" [Women's Political Participation in People's Republic of China], 76−115.

Malinen, Olli-Pekka and Elina Sinkkonen. "Sukupuolten välinen tasa-arvo Kiinan koulutusjärjestelmässä" [Gender Equality in China's Education System], 194−223.

Sinkkonen, Elina; Tiina Airaksinen and Anja Lahtinen. "Maataloutta ja mallityöläisiä: Kiinan työssäkäyvät naiset" [Agriculture and Model Workers: China's Working Women], 228−260.

Sinkkonen, Elina. "Tietolaatikko: Kiina naisten itsemurhatilastojen kärjessä" [Information box: China Heading Women's Suicide Statistics], 223−227.

Sinkkonen, Elina. "Tietolaatikko: Tyttöys on valttia? Kansainväliset adoptiot Kiinasta Suomeen" [Information box: Girlhood as an Advantage? International Adoptions from China to Finland], 173−176.

D Publications intended for professional communities

D1 Articles in professional journals
Sinkkonen, Elina. 2018. Pohjois-Korean hullu vuosi 2017. [North Korea issue in 2017] Maanpuolustus: turvallisuuspoliittisia tiedonantoja [National defence: Finnish bulletin of security politics] 126, 20−24.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2017. Waiting is not an option: The North Korean threat increases as the country advances its nuclear and missile programmes [Odottaminen ei ole vaihtoehto: Pohjois-Korean uhka kasvaa, kun maan ydin- ja ohjusohjelmat edistyvät] FIIA Comment 10/2017, 1−2.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2016. Kansanvaltaa kiinalaisittain [People's Democracy in China], Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs 3/2016, 46−49.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2016. Sukupuolten välinen tasa-arvo Kiinassa [Gender equality in China] Kiina sanoin ja kuvin 1/2016 , 12−14.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2015. Parading for peace? China's military parade targets both domestic and foreign audiences. FIIA Comment 15/2015, 1−2.

D4 Published research report or study
Sinkkonen, Elina and Ville Sinkkonen. 2021. A multi-dimensional view of US-China great-power competition. In Niklas Helwig (ed.) Strategic autonomy and the transformation of the EU: New agendas for security, diplomacy, trade and technology. FIIA report 67, 27−52.

Kettunen-Matilainen, Erja and Sinkkonen, Elina. 2020. Finland-South Korea relations: Start-ups, innovation and education. In Ramon Pacheco Pardo (ed.) Mapping out EU-South Korea relations: Key member states' perspectives. Brussels: Institute for European Studies, 46−55.

Sinkkonen, Elina and Jussi Lassila. 2020. Digital authoritarianism in China and Russia: Common goals and diverging standpoints in the era of great-power rivalry. FIIA Briefing Paper 294, 1−7.

Järvenpää, Pauli; Lavikainen, Jyri; Mikkola, Harri; Mikkola, Olli-Matti; Pesu, Matti; Pynnöniemi, Katri; Saari, Sinikukka; Saarinen, Sampo & Sinkkonen, Elina. 2019. Venäjän ulkopolitiikka [Russian foreign policy]. Teoksessa (toim.): Voiman Venäjä. Helsinki: Puolustusministeriö [Finnish Ministry of Defence]. 12−46.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2018. China-Russia Security Cooperation: Geopolitical Signalling with Limits. FIIA Briefing Paper 231, 1−9.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2017. (ed.) The North Korean Conundrum: International Responses and Future Challenges. FIIA Report 52, 1−112.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2016. New Horizons and Internal Reforms: The Regional Implications of China's Military Posture. FIIA Briefing Paper 193, 1−9.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2014. China's Public Opinion Management: Tightening the Grip in the Digital Age. FIIA Briefing Paper 161, 1−9.

E Publications intended for the general public

E1 Popularised articles
Pacheco Pardo, Ramon; Ballbach, Eric; Burghart, Sabine; Casarini, Nicola; Esteban, Mario; Husenicova, Lucia; Lee, Sangsoo; Nicolas, Francoise; Nilsson-Wright, John, Pietrewicz, Oscar & Sinkkonen, Elina. 2020. It's time for European Union to talk to North Korea38 North.

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2018. Aasian megatrendit klikkiotsikoiden varjossa [Asian megatrends in the shadow of sensational headlines] Politiikasta.fi

Sinkkonen, Elina. 2015. Kiina sivuuttaa tasa-arvopolitiikkansa ongelmat [On the problems of China's gender equality policy] FIIA Column.

G Theses

Rethinking Chinese national identity. The wider context of foreign policy making during the era of Hu Jintao, 2002-2012. University of Oxford, Department of Politics and International Relations 2014.

Drawing borders of national identity. Authoritarian politics of patriotic education campaigns and student nationalism in Chinese universities. University of Helsinki, World Politics section 2008.