An Eye for Talent: Talent Identification and Practical Sense of Top-level Soccer Coaches

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Christensen, Mette Krogh;
(2009)
  • Journal: volume 26,pages365-382issn: 0741-1235
  • Subject: Capital | Taste | Coaching | Bourdieu | talent development | Sport | Talentudvikling | sport sociology

<p style="text-align: left">The purpose of this study is to explore how top-level soccer coaches identify talent. I draw on Bourdieu's work to challenge a commonly held assumption that talent identification is a rational or objective process. Analysis of in-depth interv... View more
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