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Comunicar Journal 25: Quality Television (Vol. 13 - 2005)

Empirical study on the teensoap «Al salir de clase»: Soap Opera's power in the transmission of values among teenagers


Yolanda Montero-Rivero


The television's power to socializate teenagers is always reason for worry among educators and social scientists. Soap Opera is one of the highest exponents as transmitter of values, rules, attitudes and opinions. This article presents an empirical study about the spanish teen soap «Al salir de clase», which analyses its contents and adolescent's reception.


Television, socialization, values, adolescents

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