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Dealing: The View from Dead Center

Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

in Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450143
eISBN:
9780801462696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Dealers in nearly everyone's assessment are the most highly controlled employees in the casino. Because dealers handle the money, casino owners from the beginning have left nothing to chance in their ... More


Stuck

Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

in Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450143
eISBN:
9780801462696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Dealing has an allure unmatched in popular culture. Working at the center of the action, dealers appear to enjoy exciting, lucrative work lives. However, most women dealers interviewed, who had long ... More


Big Tobacco Rides the Strip

Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

in Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450143
eISBN:
9780801462696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the health consequences to dealers of secondhand smoke. Smoke scared all the dealers interviewed. Tied to the gaming tables, they literally ate smoke, hour after hour, year ... More


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