Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics

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Sociolinguistics
(4,512 words)

“Chinese Sociolinguistics” can be an ambiguous and very broad term. Taking into consideration the limited given space and maximization of accessibility, the present overview will focus on studies of sociolinguistic phenomena in the People’s Republic of China, especially those published in Chinese. Whil…

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Yihong GAO, “Sociolinguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000014>
First published online: 2015



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