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dc.contributor.authorMaclean, Jordanen_UK
dc.contributor.authorAllen, Justineen_UK
dc.description.abstractWhile there is increasing recognition that sport is sociomaterial, little is known about what this means for an analysis of coaching practice. This paper develops a cartography of coaching based on an actor-network theory ethnography of two volunteer football coaches’ practices in Scotland. A sociomaterial analysis generates anecdotes that are reordered into five parts: 1. moving from the eleven-a-side game towards a field of practice, 2. delegation, 3. quasi-object, 4. interruptions, and 5. manufacturing. Each part is accompanied with an analytical move inspired by Latourian actor-network theory. Coaching is conceptualised as a field of practice resting on three propositions. The first proposition is that coaches intervene by fabricating passages in practices which are always under construction. The second proposition is that materials and materiality shape practices in ways which can make players more, or less, disciplined. And the third proposition is for a local and situated sociomaterial competence where nonhumans are matters of concern. Coaching with Latour paves the way for a new space in the sociology of sport for studies dedicated to the sociomateriality of sport.en_UK
dc.publisherHuman Kineticsen_UK
dc.relationMaclean J & Allen J (2022) Coaching with Latour in the sociomateriality of sport: A cartography for practice. Sociology of Sport Journal.en_UK
dc.rightsAccepted author manuscript version reprinted, by permission, from Sociology of Sport Journal, 2022 (ahead of print). © Human Kinetics, Inc.en_UK
dc.subjectactor-network theoryen_UK
dc.subjectcoaching practiceen_UK
dc.subjectsociomateriality of sporten_UK
dc.titleCoaching with Latour in the sociomateriality of sport: A cartography for practiceen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleSociology of Sport Journalen_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.contributor.funderEconomic and Social Research Councilen_UK
dc.description.notesOutput Status: Forthcomingen_UK
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rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorMaclean, Jordan|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorAllen, Justine|0000-0001-9918-9330en_UK
local.rioxx.projectProject ID unknown|Economic and Social Research Council|
local.rioxx.filenameMaclean _ Allen (2022) - author accepted version.pdfen_UK
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