|Title||Prostitutes and guardian angels: Women, work, and the family in Profirian Mexico|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1992|
|Journal||The Hispanic American Historical Review|
|Keywords||History, Morality, Social classes, Social conditions &, Social research, trends, Women|
The role of women in Mexico's social structure during the regime of Porfirio Diaz (1876-1911) is discussed. Because of their position, women became powerful tools for moral and economic reforms.