The separation of language from the social in the eighteenth century created language as something to be studied and manipulated, while the human control over the future through reason, and the ability to plan that future, led to language planning (LP). Linguistics involved the separation of language and nature, and of representation and fact. Sociology and Linguistics became different objects, sharing a central place in the preoccupation with the rational state and the state of reason.
KeywordsLanguage Policy Language Group Minority Language Autonomous Community Language Planning
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