Malaysia has been considered among emerging middle powers but never fully accepted or studied appropriately (An earlier version of this research was presented at the 2019 Australian Political Science Association conference, for the panel titled “Escaping IR Theory? The Case for Awkward Powers”.). The behavioural approach to the middle power concept contends that all middle powers desire multilateral solutions, embrace compromise in international disputes and strive to be good international citizens.
|Title of host publication||Awkward Powers: Escaping Traditional Great and Middle Power Theory|
|Editors||Gabriele Abbondanza, Thomas Stow Wilkins|
|Number of pages||21|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
|Name||Global Political Transitions|