grandfather clause

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Any policy or rule that exempts a group of individuals, organizations, or drugs from meeting new standards or regulations—e.g., when a new subspecialty board in internal medicine is created, the physicians practising in that area may be ‘grandfathered’ into the subspecialty and not required to meet residency or other educational requirements

grandfather clause

Any policy or rule that exempts a group of individuals, organizations, or drugs, from meeting new standards or regulations; eg when a new subspecialty board in internal medicine is created, the physicians practicing in that area may be 'grandfathered' into the subspecialty and not required to meet residency or other educational requirements
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Similarly, Bates and Taylor (2008) found that a composite variable of the six original generative grandfathering work domains was modestly and positively associated with relationship satisfaction.
We believe, however, there is a social-cognitive factor not often considered in intergenerational relationship research that impacts how grandparents, in this case grandfathers, think about and then enact their grandfathering role.
Furthering the understanding of grandfathering is vital as these changing demographic and family processes indicate that older men are likely to be increasingly significant in family life.
(1999) shows diversity and individuality within grandfathering, Russell (1986), Gutmann, (1988) and Scraton and Holland (2006) indicate the importance of shared gendered experiences and the sociohistorical context of ageing.