The Role of Genoside in Changing Norms and Values in Halabja Society

Abstract

This research is a theoretical and empirical research, which has been done in the region of Halabjay Shahid. The aim of this research is to put light on the changing processes that affected the Kurdish society”s culture components like norms and traditions. as a consequence of chemical gas attac in Halabja. By using questionnaire the data is collected of the research sample, through asking many essential research related questions.The Kurdish society has many essential norms and values which are clearly visible in the rural regions ex; most of the family traditions and feasts practices collectively even if it’s a sad tradition like funeral or if it’s a happy tradition like wedding and birthdays, in addition to religious feasts.The research question is; what is the difference between how to follow these norms and values before and after the genocide.