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Hawkins’ book named one of 2010’s Outstanding Academic Titles

The New Plantation: Black Athletes, College Sports, and Predominantly White NCAA Institutions, a book by Billy Hawkins, an associate professor of kinesiology, was named one of 2010’s Outstanding Academic Titles by Choice Reviews.

Every year, Choice Reviews’ subject editors select the most significant print and electronic works reviewed during the previous calendar year. Appearing annually in the January issue, the list of publications reflects the best in scholarly titles and attracts extraordinary attention from the academic library community. The 2010 list includes 668 titles in 54 disciplines and subsections. Hawkins’ book is one of only six chosen in the sports and recreation section.