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Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Kevin J. Delaney

Abstract

This book explores how we think about money and, particularly, how our jobs influence that thinking. By spotlighting people for whom money is the focus of their work, the book illuminates how the daily practices experienced in different jobs create distinct ways of thinking and talking about money and how occupations and their work cultures carry important symbolic, material, and practical messages about money. The book takes us deep inside the cultures of these “moneyed” workers. From hedge fund trading rooms in New York, to poker players at work in Las Vegas casinos, to a “Christian money re ... More

Keywords: money, jobs, occupations, money culture, monetary attitudes, work culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780814720806
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin J. Delaney, author