Stacey’s “postmodern family condition"
• Grandparents as Parents-
• The nuclear family is giving way to family structures that include single-parent, blended, adoptive, foster, grandparent, and same-sex partner households. 2 prominent structures are:
• Cohabitation -sexual partners, not married to each other, but residing in the same household.
• Grandparents as Parents- In 2002 3.7 million children lived in households where a grandparent is the primary householder, about 1.3 million children lived with their grandparents alone.