I've published the Introduction to The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies
on my blog, under a Creative Commons License. The paper, written with Mary C. Beaudry, is online here
Full details of the book, including the Table of Contents, are here
The full reference for the paper is: Dan Hicks & Mary C. Beaudry 2010. Introduction. Material Culture Studies: A Reactionary View. In D. Hicks and M.C. Beaudry (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies
. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-21.