Below you will find a selection of articles and books that have inspired and helped the photographer to contextualize her work within a broader cultural perspective.

Robert Gordon, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, Princeton University Press, 2016. 
Robert J. Gordon is among the most influential macroeconomists in the world. And as he sees it based on extensive research he has done, the big picture for future economic growth in the U.S.  is not altogether rosy.
https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Fall-American-Growth-Princeton/dp/0691147728/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473607661&sr=8-1&keywords=robert+gordon+rise+and+fall+of+american+growth

Paul Krugman Reviews "The Rise and Fall of American Growth" by Robert Gordon, New York Times, Jan. 31, 2016
"We've made much less technological progress since 1970. In the Rise and Fall of American Growth" Gordon declares that the kind of rapid economic growth we still consider our due in the US, as in fact, a one-time-only event." 
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/31/books/review/the-powers-that-were.html?_r=0

Why Corporate America is Leaving the Suburbs for the City by Nelson D. Schwartz, New York Times, August 2, 2016

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/02/business/economy/why-corporate-america-is-leaving-the-suburbs-for-the-city.html

G.E. is Moving Headquarter from Suburbs to Boston by Steve Lohr, New York Times . January 13, 2016

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/14/technology/ge-boston-headquarters.html

Earth Now by Katherine Ware, Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, 2011
"...a powerful commentary on global environmental issues as seen through the lens of the newest wave of environmental photographers." Amazon review

https://www.amazon.com/Earth-Now-American-Photographers-Environment/dp/0890135282

The Geography of Nowhere by James Howard Kunstler, A Touchstone Book, published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1993. "The Geography of Nowhere traces America's evolution from a nation of Main Streets and coherent communities to a land where every place is like no place in particular, where the cities are dead zones and the countryside is a wasteland of cartoon architecture and parking lots." Amazon review

https://www.amazon.com/Geography-Nowhere-Americas-Man-Made-Landscape/dp/0671888250/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1473343550&sr=1-1&keywords=the+geography+of+nowhere