Wertevermittlung und nationale Identitätssuche -- Die polnische Soap Opera
Sociologus 56.2006:193-224
Keywords: soap opera, identity, national identity, values and identity

##Communication of moral values and the search for national identity - The Polish soap opera
โท Soap opera, as historical document, sheds light on processes of social negotiation through the way in which consensus and taboo determine plot. Communicating moral values is part and parcel of the genre. Starting with the typical motifs of soap opera in general, this study investigates the specifics of Polish soap opera seen on Poland"s public television. National identity and Catholic moral teaching form thereby two important elements.##