Investigator: Stephen Groce
Identification method: Musicians identified as performing at local area bars and clubs via participant observation as band member in local music scene.
Sampling procedure: Sample derived from investigator’s rock and roll band members and band members of those performing in the same locations as the investigator’s band. Sample consists of 35 musicians from 17 bands, which all originated from the southeastern or south central states.
N and Response rate: N=35. Response rate unavailable in works reviewed.
Publications: Groce, Stephen. 1991. "What's the Buzz?: Rethinking the Meanings and Uses of Alcohol and Other Drugs among Small-Time Rock 'n' Roll Musicians." Deviant Behavior, 12(4): 361-384.
Groce, Stephen. 1989. "Occupational Rhetoric and Ideology: A Comparison of Copy and Original Music Performers." Qualitative Sociology, 12(4): 391-410.
Summary: Groce (1991) investigated the usage of alcohol and other drugs, and the meaning attached to such usage among local-level musicians. Groce (1989) examined the creation and maintenance of occupational ideologies among local-level musicians.