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Money at Work

Kevin J. Delaney

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes a way to think about money in both structural and cognitive terms. In particular, it examines how particular types of work lead to specific observable money cultures and ... More


Money Cultures at Work and Beyond

Kevin J. Delaney

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter summarizes the book's main findings about how the work we do affects the way we think about money both at work and outside of work. It shows that the ways we learn to conceive of money ... More


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

Kevin J. Delaney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

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 ... More


Risk and Reward: Hedge Fund Traders and Poker Players

Kevin J. Delaney

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the similarities and differences in the work of professional poker players and traders of hedge funds to highlight the tension between two very strongly held emotions: fear and ... More


Other People’s Money: Fund Raisers and Grant Givers

Kevin J. Delaney

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines how people become comfortable in the world of other people's money, including people with substantial amounts of money, by focusing on fund raisers and grant givers. In ... More


Introduction: Thinking about Money

Kevin J. Delaney

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book explores the relationship between money and work, with particular emphasis on how the workplace shapes our attitudes toward money and other finance-related matters. It considers the ... More


Advice and Counsel: Investment Advisors and Debt Counselors

Kevin J. Delaney

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines what sort of money cultures form when one's job is to advise people on how to manage their money, focusing on the work of investment advisors and debt counselors. It considers ... More


When Time Is Money: Commission Salespeople and Sports and Entertainment Agents

Kevin J. Delaney

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines how commission salespeople and sports and entertainment agents conceive of the connection between time and money. Focusing primarily on people selling food and beverage ... More


Charles Raw, Bruce Page, Godfrey Hodgson’s: Do you Sincerely Want to Be Rich?

Chris Lehmann

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Do You Sincerely Want to Be Rich?, by Charles Raw, Bruce Page, and Godfrey Hodgson. First published in 1971, Do You Sincerely Want to Be Rich? is an exhaustive study of ... More


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