ERIC Number: EJ659895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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U.S. Latino Audiences of "Telenovelas."
Rios, Diana I.
Journal of Latinos and Education, v2 n1 p59-65 2003
Interviews with Latinos in the Northeast and the Southwest found that they watched Spanish-language soap operas (telenovelas) as a way of maintaining family ties and Hispanic culture, while watching American soap operas provided information about U.S. society and behavioral norms as well as opportunities to learn English. (Contains 21 references.) (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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