Introduction
Irish diaspora studies and women: theories, concepts and new perspectives
in Women and Irish diaspora identities
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This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book demonstrates the important role played by women in the construction of Irish diasporic identities, comparing Irish women's experience in Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. It considers how the Catholic Church could be a focal point for women's Irish identity in Britain. The book examines how members of the Ladies' Orange Benevolent Association (LOBA) maintained a sense of Irish Protestant identity, focused on their associational life in female Orange lodges. It also examines communication between migrants and their 'home' lodges in Scotland which were published in the Belfast Weekly News and the Toronto Sentinel. The book emphasises the varying ways in which gender features in the articulation of social relations within the Irish diaspora.

Women and Irish diaspora identities

Theories, concepts and new perspectives

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