This means that they are issues that affect both men and women and reveal the character and conduct of the age in which these individuals are living in. Society keeps on changing with the times and this is what constitutes their history. History has each period having its own different features associated with it. Lastly, structures are various components of a society which come together to make the society whole and create order within the society (4).
Gaines examines not only the history of the teens but also their biography when it comes to teen suicide. According to her, the suicide behavior has changed from the different historical eras as well as in biography. Mills agrees with her that the perspective of society on issues has changed including in the behaviors and lifestyle both girls and boys are engaging in which was not in existence or common in the past and these are changing their suicide rates as well (9).
Romero’s article discusses the in depth history of the Mexicans in the US and how their inferiority status as immigrants has always led them to being regarded and considered domestic workers and earning meager money as a result hence still continuing the same cycle. This historical information is very important in sociological research because of issue such as biasness and stereotypes based on history which may not be necessarily repeating itself or bound to still remain the same in future (17).
Sociology relies heavily on theory that is proven through research being enforced. The theory and its explanations are logically deducted in order to explain the knowledge without having to rely heavily on assumptions. In addition, sociology relies on the validity and reliable of the research and the empirical experimentation and observations