Fallace, Thomas. "American Educators' Confrontation with Fascism," Educational Researcher, 47(January/February, 2018), 46-52.


Thomas Fallace


Reports a study of the views of American educators about European Fascism between WW I and WW II and its conception of education; draws on the literature by key American educators from 1922-1941; treats propaganda, indoctrination, relativity, and fake news in the media of that period with implications for current circumstances.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

SIngle Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum and Politics, Social Studies, Democratic Education, Ideology and School Knowledge


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