chapter  10
Everyday literacies: (2) the patterning of practices
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Having examined the range of diversity of everyday literacy practices in the last chapter, here we turn to more detailed examination of three areas: the gendering of home practices; the intertwining of literacy and numeracy practices; and the significance of multilingual experience of literacy. They are distinct topics, but in different ways each topic demonstrates ways in which practices are located in the broader patterning of social activities.