© Brill, Leiden, 2005 EJEAS 4.2 Also available online—www.brill.nl 2005048. EJEAS 4.2. Proef 3. 21-10-2005:15.54, page 315. BOOK REVIEWS Claudia Derichs, Thomas Heberer & Nora Sausmikat, Why Ideas Matter: Ideen und Diskurse in der Politik Chinas, Japans und Malaysias (Why Ideas Matter: Ideas and Discourses in the Politics of China, Japan and Malaysia), Hamburg: Mitteilungen des Instituts für Asienkunde (# 379 ), 2004 , 394 pp. ISBN 3 - 88910 - 305 - 7 This book, written in German, presents the findings of a three-year research project ( 2000 – 2003 ) on the (possible) influence of intellectuals on the design of politics in China, Japan and Malaysia, especially after the Asian Crisis that swept through many countries of the continent in the late 1990 s. The Asian Crisis clearly showed how corruption and nepotism had infiltrated the existing political systems in many countries of the Asian region. According to the authors, the Asian Crisis not only triggered a debate on political causes of the crisis, but much more importantly also a debate on the future of political systems and the design of political structures. This debate was not limited to members of the political elite. Intellectuals, NGOs,
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