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    • A grand challenge: social media monitoring, concerns, and authority in grandfamilies 

      Bertapelle, Jessica; Watkins, Hannah (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      The number of children living with their grandparents has increased by 50 percent since 2000 (Jackson, 2011), indicating a social phenomenon that transcends socioeconomic status, ethnicity, or cultural differences. In fact, ...
    • What's in a name?: labels and identity in grandparent-headed families 

      Bertapelle, Jessica; Tiernan, Jennifer M.; Stoldt, Ryan G. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      This study investigates how “grandfamilies,” families in which grandparents assume caregiving responsibility for a grandchild, negotiate and apply familial labels for identity formation. About 2.7 million grandparents in ...