Skipped Generation Families, Definition of

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"Skipped generation families are families in which grandparents raise children and parents are absent from the household. This is one area in which different subcultures may have different norms." (Rothausen-Vange, 2005)

Glossary Source: 

Rothausen-Vange, T.J. (2005). Family Diversity, a Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia entry. Retrieved March 30, 2007, from http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/encyclopedia_entry.php?id=1138&area=academics.