Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013
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Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013
The SCOOP.it! page of the workshop on Families at the EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013! THAT workshop where we swapped TV-obsessed with traditional catholic families and had a look at what it can mean for AFS intercultural exchanges. Please feel free to post as well!
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)

The Kids Are All Right (2010) | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
Directed by Lisa Cholodenko. With Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska. Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their father into their family life.
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the movie we talked about telling the story of a same-sex family!

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Bébé(s) (2010)

Bébé(s) (2010) | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
Directed by Thomas Balmès. With Bayar, Hattie, Mari, Ponijao. A look at one year in the life of four babies from around the world, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo.
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a sweet movie about 4 babies and their families around the world!

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The Real Stakes of Today's Child-Care Debates in the U.S. and Germany

The Real Stakes of Today's Child-Care Debates in the U.S. and Germany | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
Recent debates in both countries highlight how tough it is to talk about raising children without also talking about class and the number of parents.
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a comparison between the US and Germany on recent child-care debates!

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Wife Swap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wife Swap may refer to:

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Zoé Kergomard's comment, August 11, 2013 1:56 PM
some information on the "AFS for mums" reality-show program around the world:)
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What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World

What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
It seems as a people, we have a fascination with photographing our food. From Henry's series of riders, to looking on instagram we cant help but document what we consume. Photographer Peter Menzel ...
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Zoé Kergomard's comment, August 11, 2013 1:57 PM
love these pictures!
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Mapping children's chances

Mapping children's chances | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
A Californian university has produced maps comparing how family-friendly countries are around the world
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Zoé Kergomard's comment, August 11, 2013 1:58 PM
insightful
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Photos From Around the World of Families and Their Possessions

Photos From Around the World of Families and Their Possessions | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
A family from Tokyo, settled on the sidewalk around their television, crowded by neatly organized electronic appliances, expelled closets, and prized heirloom pottery. Two wives, a husband, and the...
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and now, families around the world and their possessions (are there even more photo series like these ones??)

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Television Review - '17 Kids and Counting'; 'Opportunity Knocks' - But Can You Get a Cab in New York? The Duggar Family in a New Series on TLC - NYTimes.com

Television Review - '17 Kids and Counting'; 'Opportunity Knocks' - But Can You Get a Cab in New York? The Duggar Family in a New Series on TLC - NYTimes.com | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
“17 Kids and Counting” has the potential to keep the culture wars raging; there is something vaguely depressing about the way “Opportunity Knocks” debunks family mythology.
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an outdated-but-still-interesting review of the US show following a "quiverfull" family and their 17/ now 19 kids

 

and about the quiverfull movement: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quiverfull

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France's same-sex marriage law exposes a deep social divide

France's same-sex marriage law exposes a deep social divide | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
LE CHESNAY, France - Through his office window, Philippe Brillault can see the palace of Versailles, where Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were beset by an angry mob and forced to move to Paris...
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had to post something on the main discussion topic in France last year...

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'Where Children Sleep': A Round-the-World Tour of Bedrooms

'Where Children Sleep': A Round-the-World Tour of Bedrooms | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
From a teahouse for geishas-in-training to a hut in the Amazon, a book captures the diversity of kids'-room interior design
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Zoé Kergomard's comment, August 11, 2013 1:57 PM
this time, bedrooms, not groceries :)
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First Lady Weighs In on Ann Romney Controversy

First Lady Weighs In on Ann Romney Controversy | Families Models Exchanged - EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit 2013 | Scoop.it
First Lady Michelle Obama joined the White House effort to distance itself from a prominent Democratic strategist’s dig at Ann Romney.
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Zoé Kergomard's comment, August 11, 2013 1:57 PM
controversy during the last US presidential campaign on the role of staying-at-home mothers