Part 1: Troubling Narratives Chapter 1: White rabbits fly kites: Working in challenging contexts, finding liminality Chapter 2: A silence louder than words: Listening, attunement and 'voice' Chapter 3: Darren, the wild boy: Poverty and early intervention, what price? Chapter 4: Listening to Lola: Embodying care and safeguarding Part 2: Your world, my world, our embodied world Chapter 5: Light and sound: Negotiating illness and the final threshold Chapter 6: A tale of two halves and more: Considering difference and listening Chapter 7: Dog-eyed: How do children see their world? How do we see them? Part 3: Autoethnography at work Chapter 8: Working with autoethnography: finding my voice: Considerations of methodology Chapter 9: Beyond narratives and solipsism to ethical knowing: Ethics and self-care Chapter 10: Analysis, is it necessary?: Speaking and reading from the heart Chapter 11: Origins: Sowing the seeds of personal values Chapter 12: References
Elizabeth Henderson has worked in education for more than thirty years in a variety of settings, both in the state and voluntary sector, from nursery through to university. Elizabeth currently works for a local authority in Scotland providing support and advice for those working in the early years sector.