Patrick Lo earned his Doctor of Education (EdD) from University of Bristol (UK) in 2009.

(See my biography page for more information).


Latest publications:
Trattoria Pizzeria al Passeggero: A Story Behind the Chinese Diaspora in Italy

This paper addresses issues of cultural identity and social relations of Chinese immigrants from Wenzhou, China, by analyzing their Chinese food businesses patterns set up in Italy.

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The Politics of Bilingualism: An Analysis of Nationalism and Decolonization Behind the Policy of Mandatory Use of 'Mother-Tongue Education' in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

This paper provides an overview of the English language in Hong Kong’s society, and in the local education system; and the language policy in education in the post-war period.

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Metropolitan Opera versus Vienna State Opera: A Comparative Study of their Cultural and Management Policies

Via a comparative approach, this paper attempts to illuminate the similarities and differences of the management and cultural policies between the Metropolitan Opera and the Vienna State Opera.

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Amazon.com: The New and Unparallel Bookbuying Experience

This paper attempts to analyze the online book-buying experience and the secrets behind Amazon.com’s success.

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The Musings of a Young and Curious Mind: Lingnan University Library’s Experience in Developing Arts and Cultural Programmes for the University Community

This paper reports on Lingnan University Library’s efforts in bringing arts and cultural programmes to the university community.

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Kee Wah Bakery (奇華餅家): A Case Study on the Westernization of a Local Chinese Bakery and Its Establishment of a Global Empire

This paper analyzes how the traditional Chinese Bakery Kee Wah (KW) writes a “new trend” for Chinese bakery and its rejuvenation of the “traditional” Chinese Mooncakes and bridalcakes.

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How Academic Libraries and Librarians in Hong Kong Recruit Advocates to Tell a New Library Story

This paper attempts to identify the main current issues related to the changes and challenges in the management and leadership, concerning the academic libraries in Hong Kong.

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Creativity and Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HKPO)

The paper analyzes how the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra responses to the challenges caused by the rapidly changing economies, living, and consumption patterns in Hong Kong.

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Effect of the Provision of Online Audio-Book Resources on Reader Motivation in a Primary School Library Setting: A Comparative Study between Two International Schools in Hong Kong

To measure the potentials and the effects of the online audio-book resources in fostering young children’s reading under a school library setting in Hong Kong.

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The Transition from the Library OPAC to the Library Resources Portal: Difficulties and New Approaches in User Education for the Academic Librarians and Their Changing Roles

It examines the new approaches in user education for academic librarians in relations to the transition from the library OPAC to the library resources portal.

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