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SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA PROJECT AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN SOUTHEAST TURKEY Introduction Southeastern Anatolia is undeveloped region of Turkey and its economic activities mostly based on agriculture Social structure of the region give the appearance of the traditional features because of agricultural produce is related to traditional structure In the early process of modernization of Turkey this region cannot be reached sufficiently because of distance of region to the centre and many other reasons On the other hand social structure of the region shows different characteristics than the rest of the region of Turkey Especially feudal system of region is the dominant structure Feudal system is identified with tribe airet organization The leader of the tribe that is called as agha local people and agha is the unique authority of the region local big landowner Because of region is based on agricultural production agha is the determined organization for all social relations The government of turkey after 1970s in order to develop economy of region and to provide modernization of region began to impediment the South eastern Anatolian project SEAP as a regional project include dams hydroelectric power plants irrigation systems Southeastern Anatolia Project SEAP as a transformation instrument was studied in terms of agricultural and economic aspects by many academics In this paper I am going to focus on how does project effect to traditional social structure of region how does change and transform the institutions organizations especially agha organization as a basic part of the feudal system of the region I am going to study what is the connection between physical dimensions of project and socio-cultural structure of the region and this relation what does effect to each other On the other hand project is the turning point of the modernization process of the region and as a consequence al of this process it is experienced social change In this sense I am going to
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