Religious worship in China. Included: problems for Tibetan Buddhists; Catholics removed from Vatican influence; millions of followers of China's unofficial churches; the Falun Gong. Also: civic problems, such as forced evictions; reported government cover-up of AIDS; corruption; land-grabbing.
"Shifting Nature" looks at China's environment. Included: how industrialization and climate changes have led to unhealthy air, pollution in rivers and water shortages; a solution that would involve Three Gorges, the world's largest hydraulic project; why relocation from dam areas is causing social unrest.
The Communist Party's control over 1.3 billion people. Included: village elections; corruption and people's trust; comments from citizens, from farmer to minister; problems the country faces; ways forward.
Women in China. Included: their high suicide rate; their fight for rights; discrimination against Xinjiang's Muslim women; hardships of Tibetan women; women who have left the countryside for factory work in cities.