This chapter draws  Chaps. 4,  5,  6,  7,  8,  9,  10 and  11 together for analysis of the content of them. It goes on to develop beyond a straightforward process of analysis to arrive at conclusions that relate directly to the original question that asks whether the notion of children’s citizenship is either realism or romanticism. It furthermore attempts to explore the elements of citizenship described in  Chap. 3 and ascertain whether or not they are at all present and suggest if not how they might be. The conclusion additionally points toward an achievable future in which children may well become full citizens. It also sets out to encourage discourse that may provide contributions to the more elusive questions regarding the definitive resolution to issues such as ‘how’, ‘why’, ‘when’ and ‘where’ that process might begin.


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