Social Science and Reform
Chapter IV The Banat-Crisana Social Institute monographic campaigns
77 Chapter IV The Banat- monographic campaigns The six monographic campaigns conducted in Banat proved the competency, rigour and professionalism of the BCSI teams, who investigated a number of 21 localities, and drew up an impressive number of charts. Focused on a certain problem considered of high interest for Banat, but analysing also the frames and manifestations in order to perform a deep analysis of the social phenomenon, the monographs are similar to those elaborated by R.S.I. $ "> support from Bucharest for this campaign, X&> %> ""%$ directly involved, clarifying the importance of the use of family charts, economic charts and questionnaires. The content of the monograph elaborated by the BCSI “The $'*+% /^ $ the very high general death rate, but the “true causes of Banat’s depopulation are different, i.e. economic, social, moral and hygienic in 81 nature. Until our peasant does not acquire deeper knowledge about the importance of social hygiene, he will not be able to take care of the salvation of his health. Considering that populations’ morbidity is increasing, the State, through its organisms, grace to free medical consultations and by putting at their disposal the medication needed must sacrifice themselves in order to heal the rural people” (BCSI, 1938, p. 59). The second statistic report presents the conclusions regarding property, farming produce, taxes, consumption of strong alcohol, smoking, consumption of sugar, oil etc. The medical-social section presented several reports: 1. Report on the “infantile population” by Dr. I. Nemoianu where findings of facts are presented related...
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