Investigator: Scott Reid
Population: Exotic Dancers
Identification method: Exotic Dancers identified as those currently working as paid employees at strip clubs.
Sampling procedure: Non-random convenience sample drawn from twelve strip clubs in northeastern Ohio. 250 surveys distributed to 14 clubs.
N and Response rate: 17 percent (41 of 250). Two clubs refused to distribute survey to their employees.
Publication: Reid, S.A., et al. 1994. "Role Identity in a Devalued Occupation: The Case of Female Exotic Dancers." Sociological Focus, 27(1): 1-16.
Summary: Study uses identity theory to examine the behavior, and role salience of female exotic dancers.