Write a 1500 word critique and summary of “Friday Night Lights” by Bissinger. Include in your
● How does the history of Odessa influence the culture that exists around football? For
example, why is football so important to Odessa?
● How does culture around football reinforce dominant ideologies concerning gender roles
and issues of race?
● Critically examine the above points and provide you own insight into your agreements
and disagreements with the author’s ideas.
● Provide examples from the book to highlight your thoughts but limit the use of extended