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Professionalism: the content and structure of the concept


The article examines the notion of professionalism and provides a range of its definitions. Professionalism is seen as a multi­level phenomenon. The article distinguishes between the primary and secondary professionalism in their various forms, and outlines the impact of professionalism upon society’s social and economic development.

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